A motorcyclist has sustained life-threatening injuries following a collision on a busy County Durham A road, police have confirmed.

A man in his 50s travelling on the A67 at Winston between Darlington and Barnard Castle last Sunday (July 16) afternoon has suffered life-threatening injuries after he was airlifted to James Cook University Hospital.

Emergency services were called to the collision between a black Honda CBF 600 motorcycle and a blue Peugeot 3008 that took place at 2:20pm.

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The driver of the Peugeot was uninjured, as the road was closed off whilst police, ambulance and the Great North Air Ambulance dealt with the incident.

Police have now (July 20) issued an appeal to locate drivers who may have witnessed the crash or have dashcam footage of the incident.

A statement from Durham Constabulary reads: “The collision happened at 2.20pm on Sunday (July 16) and officers are appealing for anyone who witnessed the incident to come forward. 

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“They would also like to speak to anyone who may have any dashcam footage of the vehicles involved.

“Anyone with any information is asked to contact Durham Constabulary on 101, quoting incident number 233 of July 16.”