Two people have been taken to hospital after an accident on a road in County Durham.
Emergency services were called to the scene of an accident involving multiple vehicles on Friday afternoon.
The accident, involving two vehicles, caused heavy traffic on the B6299 North Lane in Stanley Crook.
Those involved in the incident suffered minor injuries and were taken to North Durham University Hospital.
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A Durham Police spokeswoman said: “Police were called shortly after 3.10pm today (September 2) to a report of a collision between two vehicles outside Mount Pleasant Garage in Stanley Crook.
“Those involved in the collision suffered minor injuries and are being treated by Ambulance at the scene.
“The vehicles have now been moved and the road is clear.”
A North East Ambulance Service spokesman said they dispatched an ambulance to the scene.
“We were called out at 3.07pm to a road traffic accident involving two vehicles on the B6299 at Crook,” they added. “We dispatched a double-crewed ambulance and transported two patients to North Durham University Hospital.”
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. Two people transported to hospital after accident on B6299 Stanley Crook