A ROAD has reopened following a two-vehicle accident.

A black Alfa Romeo and a Renault truck collided on the south-bound carriageway of the A167, south of Durham.

The crash happened at around 11.09am, around 200 yards south of the Cock o' the North roundabout.

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The dual carriageway is closed between the roundabout and the junction at the Honest Lawyer, near Croxdale. 

The road was closed while vehicles were recovered.

A Durham Police spokesman said no-one is believed to be injured.