Rush hour crash on A690 closes one lane of slip road at Rainton Bridge

A690 at Rainton Bridge. Pic: Google.
A690 at Rainton Bridge. Pic: Google.
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A collision on the A690 Durham road has closed one lane of the slip road at Rainton Bridge

Police say the incident was reported just after 8am this morning and emergency services were at the scene.

Witnesses described about five cars lined up on the side of the road , with people sitting on the kerb.

A Northumbria Police spokeswoman said: "At 8.09am, this morning, police were informed of a collision on the A690 Durham Road, near to the Rainton Bridge turnoff.

"It is not thought that anyone has been injured.

"One lane on the slip road is currently closed."