Police Appeal For Witnesses To Serious Road Accident

Police have appealed for witnesses to a serious road accident in County Durham on Sunday morning.

A 59-year-old woman is in a critical condition following the three-car collision, which happened on the A19 at about 10:30.

It is understood that the woman needed emergency surgery and a blood transfusion by the roadside, before she was able to be flown to hospital.

Five others are also being treated in hospital following the accident.

One person has been arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving.


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