TWO pedestrians have been taken to hospital with head injuries after a collision involving a single vehicle in Spennymoor this morning (February 23).

It's believed that three pedestrians were crossing the road on High Street in the town at around 10.40am when a vehcile collided with them.

Emergency services attended the scene, including the police and ambulance service, after reports of the crash. 

The Northern Echo: High Street in Spennymoor. Picture: GOOGLE.High Street in Spennymoor. Picture: GOOGLE.

The road was closed for a small amount of time to allow paramedics to treat the pedestrians, with two of them later transported to hospital with minor injuries and one treated and discharged at the scene.

A spokesperson for Durham Constabulary said: "Police were called at around 10.40am this morning to reports of a one vehicle collision involving two pedestrians on High Street, Spennymoor.

"Officers were joined by Ambulance at the scene."

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Following the incident, the pedestrians were transferred to University Hospital of North Durham with minor injuries.

A spokesperson for the North East Ambulance Service added: "We were called at 10:40am this morning to reports of a road traffic collision between a car and two pedestrians on High Street in Spennymoor. 

"We sent two ambulance crews and a rapid response paramedic. We transported two patients with head injuries to University Hospital North Durham and treated a third who was discharged on scene."

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