Traffic diversion in place after crash in East Durham village

Salter's Lane in Shotton Colliery.
Salter's Lane in Shotton Colliery.

Motorists are being sent on alternative routes through Shotton Colliery following a collision.

The accident happened at around 8.30pm on the B1280 Salter’s Lane, close to Horns Garden Centre.

Details of the smash are yet to be released by police, but it is not thought to be a serious accident.