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Driver fights for life after horrific A19 crash

A driver is fighting for his life after being airlifted to hospital following a crash on the A19 Southbound this afternoon.

The man was airlifted by the Great North Air Ambulance following the crash between two-vehicles on the A19 between the A1290 and the A1231.

The crash involved in a van and HGV leaving the van driver with “potentially life-threatening injuries”. The road is still closed while police carry out investigations and motorists are being urged to avoid the area.

Northumbria Police said: “The A19 is currently closed southbound following a collision on the slip road this afternoon. It’s likely to remain closed for the next few hours and so rush hour traffic will be affected.

The A19 is expected to be closed for a number of hours while police carry out investigations and motorists are being urged to avoid the area. Northumbria Police said: “The A19 is currently closed southbound following a collision on the slip road this afternoon. It’s likely to remain closed for the next few hours and so rush hour traffic will be affected.

Northumbria Police said: “The A19 is currently closed southbound following a collision on the slip road this afternoon. It’s likely to remain closed for the next few hours and so rush hour traffic will be affected.

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