Emergency services respond to vehicle fire on A690 in Durham

Drivers are being urged to avoid one of Durham’s busiest routes as emergency services deal with a vehicle fire.

By Kevin Clark
Wednesday, 27th April 2022, 9:19 am
Updated Wednesday, 27th April 2022, 9:47 am

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A Durham Constabulary spokesperson said officers and fire crews were at the scene: “Police were called to reports of a vehicle on fire on the A690 westbound at 8.50am this morning, April 27.

“Thankfully nobody was injured.

“Officers are working alongside fire colleagues to clear the road.

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Motorists are advised to avoid the area and find an alternative route into the city.”

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The collision is on the A690 in Durham. Picture: Google Maps