A lorry driver was taken to hospital after colliding with a barrier on the A1.
Firefighters from High Handenhold were called to junction 61 of the A1 at Bowburn, near Durham, today, after reports of a collision.
When they arrived they found a small lorry had collided with a barrier put in place during roadworks.
The collision happened at 7.10pm on the northbound carriageway.
The driver was taken to hospital as a precaution with injuries not believed to be serious.
Firefighters were on hand to ensure the vehicle was safe.