A woman has been taken to hospital after a crash on a County Durham road that closed off the route for over two hours.

Emergency services were called to the A688 in Spennymoor at around 8am, following reports of a two-vehicle collision on the stretch of road. 

For two hours, the road was sealed off between the Frog and Ferret roundabout and Green Lane Industrial Roundabout.

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Durham Police have since confirmed that a woman was taken to hospital with minor injuries.

The Northern Echo has contacted the North East Ambulance Service for a comment. 

More to follow.