Police called to early-hours crash on main route into Durham

Part of the A690 in Durham was closed in the early hours of Saturday, August 31 so police could deal with a crash.

Saturday, 31st August 2019, 9:33 am
Updated Saturday, 31st August 2019, 9:55 am
Police officers in Durham were called to a collision in the early hours of Saturday, August 31.

Officers were called to the major route at around 3am following reports of a collision on the road.

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The incident happened between junction 62 of the A1(M) and the Gilesgate roundabout on the A690.

Durham Constabulary confirmed that the road was closed while officers dealt with the incident. It reopened to the public at 7am.