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Road closed by police following crash

The B1287 between Ryhope and Seaham. Copyright Google Maps.
The B1287 between Ryhope and Seaham. Copyright Google Maps.

A stretch of road has been closed by police following a crash this evening.

It happened on the B1287 between Ryhope and Seaham.

Officers from Durham Constabulary are on the scene.

In a statement on Facebook the force said: "Durham Police are currently on scene dealing with a road accident on the B1287 between Seaham and Ryhope at this time the road is currently closed.

"We will update Facebook when open. Many Thanks."