A crash between two vehicles attended by emergency services on the A167 in Darlington has left no one seriously injured, police have confirmed.

Emergency services were called to a two-car collision today on the A167 on Monday afternoon, where two women were taken to Darlington Memorial Hospital.

The crash between a Mini Cooper and Audi A3 had left the road closed earlier this afternoon, just outside The White Horse pub in Darlington.

It has now been confirmed the road has been cleared and reopened, and traffic is resuming as normal.

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A photo taken by one of The Northern Echo's photographers showed considerable damage to one of the cars involved in the crash.

A spokesperson for Durham Police said: "We received reports of a two-vehicle road traffic collision on the A67, near the White Horse public house, in Darlington just after 2.15pm today (November 21).

"The incident involved a Mini Cooper and an Audi A3.

"The road was partially blocked whilst colleagues from the County Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue Service and North East Ambulance Service also attended.

"It is not thought anyone was seriously injured and the road has now been fully reopened."

Meanwhile, police also confirmed the North East Ambulance Service (NEAS) and County Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue Service (CDDFRS) also attended the scene.

The CDDFRS have said they extricated two women from vehicles at the scene of the crash.

They said fire crews left the scene of the incident near the White Horse Pub after 4pm today.

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A spokesperson for CDDFRS said: “Reports of a road traffic collision came into CDDFRS control room at 2:50pm on Monday, 21 November.

"Crews from Darlington, Newton Aycliffe, and Bishop Auckland attended the incident. On arrival crews found two adult females trapped, there were two private vehicles involved.

"Crews extricated the occupants. Firefighters left the scene at 4pm. Police and ambulance were in attendance.”

The NEAS have confirmed two women have been taken to Darlington Memorial Hospital after the crash on North Road.

Meanwhile, they have also said two ambulances attended the scene as well as a rapid response paramedic.

They said: "A North East Ambulance Service (NEAS) spokesperson has confirmed two people were taken to Darlington Memorial Hospital after a crash on the A167, near White Horse pub.

They said: "We were called at 14:18pm to a road traffic collision on North Road, Darlington.

"We sent two emergency ambulances, one clinical team leader and one rapid response paramedic. Two patients were taken to Darlington Memorial Hospital." 

This comes after reports earlier today indicated a serious crash had taken place near The White Horse, and drivers had been advised to avoid the area.

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