TWO people were treated for "minor injuries" following a crash on the A19 this morning.

One person was taken to hospital following the two-vehicle collision, which happened on the northbound carriageway near Hartlepool at about 7am.

Emergency services, including fire and ambulance vehicles, were at the scene.

The collision happened just after the A179 junction at Sheraton.

One lane was closed but has now been cleared 

Traffic is said to be easing 

A spokesperson for the North East Ambulance Service said: “We received several calls from passers-by to a two vehicle road traffic collision on northbound A19 at 7am.

"A paramedic crew treated two patients with minor injuries and took one to North Tees Hospital.”

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