CRASH INJURIES A man and a woman were taken to hospital following a two-vehicle collision on Long Lane, Byers Green, near Spennymoor, shortly after 5pm on Thursday (April 24). The 25-year-old female driver of a Ford Ka suffered a suspected broken leg and was taken to the James Cook University, in Middlesbrough. The 22-year-old driver of a black Ford Focus Ghia was taken to the University Hospital of North Durham with a head injury. The road was closed until 7.15pm.

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