TWO people were taken to hospital following a crash in County Durham on Friday. 

It happened in Croxdale, near Durham, at about 11.25pm on Friday and involved a black Pioneer motorbike and a silver Vauxhall Corsa.

The driver of the motorbike and his pillion passenger were both injured and taken to hospital.

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The incident happened on Rogerson Terrace, on the A167, near the roundabout.

The motorbike was travelling northbound and the Corsa southbound when they  collided near the roundabout, a spokesperson for Durham Police said. 

A marked police dog van was in the vicinity at the time and officers gave first aid before the ambulance service arrived.

The 21-year-old driver of the motorbike suffered leg and wrist injuries while his 20-year-old pillion passenger fractured his leg.

Both were taken to hospital.

The 36-year-old driver of the Corsa was uninjured.

Officers want to speak to anyone who might have witnessed the incident or have dashcam footage.

Anyone with information is asked to call 101 Ext 201935 quoting incident reference number 517 of November 19 or email Sergeant Simon Kestle at

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