A person has been airlifted to hospital with “extreme accidents” following a collision in County Durham.

Emergency companies have been known as to the scene on the A692 in Consett on Thursday morning following the collision between a automotive and a motorbike.

The Great North Air Ambulance Service additionally attended and a male affected person was flown to the Royal Victoria Infirmary (RVI) in Newcastle with severe accidents.

The highway was reopened between the Delves Lane roundabout and the Templetown roundabout at round 4pm.

A spokesperson for Durham Constabulary stated: “We have been known as at 11.55am at present to a collision on the A692 Consett bypass involving a automotive and a bike owner.



Police officers at the scene of a collision on the A692 in Consett, County Durham.

“Paramedics have been additionally known as to the incident. They handled the bike owner at the scene earlier than taking him to hospital.

“The highway was closed between the Delves Lane roundabout and the Templetown roundabout to enable officers to work at the scene.”

A spokeswoman for the North East Ambulance Service added: “We have been known as at 11:51 to an individual injured on Rotary Way in Consett. We dispatched two double crewed ambulances and have been supported on scene by the Great North Air Ambulance Service.

“A male affected person was flown to the RVI hospital with extreme accidents.”

Source: www.chroniclelive.co.uk

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