A section of road is now back open after a car overturned in Houghton.
At 5.45pm, today, police received a report of a car having crashed on the eastbound A690 into the westbound carriageway, 300 yards west of the A19 junction.
The westbound carriageway of the A690 was closed from the A19 junction for about an hour..
The driver of this vehicle and another are being treated at the scene. There however doesn’t appear to be any serious injuries.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101, extension 69191, quoting log number 956 19/07/15.