Traffic delays in Blaydon could have been down to an electrical fault - and not a sinkhole.
Our reporter has been to the A695 Chainbridge Road where she spoke to workmen who said the delays were down to an electrical fault.
Northumbria Police said they have been to the scene and could not find a sinkhole.
We've checked the roads in Blaydon after reports of a sinkhole but no sign of anything. Traffic heavy due to road works in the area.
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