Police have sealed off a major A-road after a serious crash that has seen the fire service and paramedics also attend.

Emergency Service were called to the A689 Stockton Road in Hartlepool at around 10.25pm on Friday (January 5), following reports of a serious collision.

The Northern Echo: Emergency services at the scene of the A689 collisionEmergency services at the scene of the A689 collision (Image: TERRY BLACKBURN)

Officers from Cleveland Police have sealed off the road both ways, and motorists are asked to find alternative routes.

Other details about the incident at this stage haven’t been shared, but Cleveland Police have put out a short statement.

A spokesperson for Cleveland Police said: “The A689 Stockton Road in Hartlepool is currently closed in both directions following a serious collision.

“Emergency services remain at the scene. Please use alternative routes.

“Thank you for your patience.”