THE emergency were called out to Esh Winning in County Durham this afternoon (Saturday) after two vehicles collided.

A black Audi Q3 4x4 and a white Fiat Scudo van were involved in a collision on the B6302 Newhouse Road shortly before 1.45pm.

Both drivers escaped with minor injuries. The road was closed for an hour while the police cleared the scene.

Durham County Council also attended to clean up a spillage from the road surface.