A19 Northbound closed Towards Peterlee

The A19 is closed Northbound was closed for a period of time following  serious collision. 

The incident happened at the Sherton Bank junction that joins onto the A19.

The two vehicle collision occurred at approximately 16.45 and involves a car joining the A19 from the Sherton Bank Junction and a vechicle on the A19. 

The road was reported as being back open by 1730 hours.

It is not known if anyone has been injured following the incident however an eye witness has told Police Hour a car was facing oncoming traffic at the Sherton Junction.