A19 Peterlee Northbound blocked due to four car crash 

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Heavy wind and snow have battered the North East’s roads this morning.

Drivers are reporting that they have been stuck on the A19 for over half an hour due to snow fall. 

Police are urging drivers to drive to the roads conditions. 

Durham Police have confirmed a serious incident on the A19 which has closed northbound carriageway due to a four car crash. 

The incident has occurred just past Pererlee. 

Long delays are expected. 

Durham Police have confirmed they are dealing with a number of reported RTCs due to the snow fall. 

Officers are also on scene of a 1 vehicle RTC on the A1M Bowburn between J61 and J62.

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