A main road in Hartlepool town centre is closed after a crash between two cars.
All three emergency services are on the scene on Marina Way at the crossroads with Clarence Road and Church Square.
It is after a crash between a white Dacia Sandero driven by an 83-year-old woman and a black Hyundai 120.
The 83-year-old has suffered a leg injury and complained of chest pain.
The driver of the other vehicle is said to be unhurt.
Traffic is unable to cross the road from Clarence Road to Stockton Street or Church Street and vehicles from Stockton Street are blocked from travelling along Marina Way.
The incident happened at 2.50pm.