Motorists urged to take care in low sun after three-vehicle smash in County Durham

Motorists are being advised to take care in the low sun after a three vehicle smash in County Durham

Saturday, 26th November 2016, 8:56 am
Updated Tuesday, 6th December 2016, 11:45 am
A crash on the A177 at Bowburn. Credit: Durham RPU.

Emergency services were called to an eastbound stretch of the A177 near Bowburn, shortly after 9am today.

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The road was closed from the A689 , following the collision, however it has now reopened.

Durham Police's Road Policing Unit tweeted a picture from the scene, saying: "Low sun. Drive to the conditions."