A VILLAGE road looks set to be closed for several hours following an accident this morning.
Police have closed the road between Front Street in Sacriston and Daisy Hill after a collision shortly before 7am.
Ambulance paramedics and the County Durham and Darlington Fire Service are also on the scene.
No details of the accident have been released as yet, but a police spokesman said: “The road is currently closed between Front St Sacriston and Daisy Hill due to road traffic collision.
“It is likely to be closed for a number of hours. Please seek alternative route. Many thanks for your patience”