A road was closed for an hour after a bus crashed into a church wall in County Durham.

Emergency services attended Station Road in Seaham, at about 1.40pm on Wednesday (March 13), following reports of a crash. 

The incident saw a bus crash into the wall area of Christ Church in the town, which blocked the road for about an hour. 

Several police vehicles and bystanders were seen on Station Road attempting to help the vehicle.

The bus was eventually recovered from the wall at about 2.50pm and the road reopened. 

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A spokesperson for Durham Police said: "Officers attended reports of a collision on Station Road, Seaham, at around 1.40pm yesterday (March 13).

"A bus collided with a wall near to Christ Church, temporarily blocking the road.

"Nobody was injured, and the bus was moved by around 2.50pm."