PICTURES have revealed the scene after reports a van crashed into a wall in County Durham, prompting a major emergency service response.

Earlier today, Medomsley Road in Consett was closed from McNicholas Laundry Service to Glenroyd House in both directions due to the incident.

Read more: LIVE: Police incident in Consett - Medomsley Road closed

First reports suggest a small van had crashed into a pole and through a garden, although the circumstances around it have not yet been confirmed.

The Northern Echo: Pictures: CONTRIBUTORPictures: CONTRIBUTOR

The Northern Echo: Pictures: CONTRIBUTORPictures: CONTRIBUTOR


Keep up to date with all the latest news on our website, or follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

You can also follow our dedicated County Durham Facebook page for all the latest in the area by clicking here.

For all the top news updates from right across the region straight to your inbox, sign up to our newsletter here.

Have you got a story for us? Contact our newsdesk on or contact 01325 505054