Tyne & Wear

Baby and two children hurt in County Durham crash

The A691 between Lanchester and Consett near to ESP Green Farm Image copyright Google
Image caption The crash happened on the A691 between Lanchester and Consett near to ESP Green Farm

A one-year-old baby and two children have been injured in a three-car crash in County Durham.

It happened at about 13:30 BST on the A691 between Lanchester and Consett, near to ESP Green Farm.

Three children and a woman, 29, from Lanchester, who were travelling in a Vauxhall Zafira were taken to hospital.

The baby boy was admitted with head and arm injuries, an eight-year-old boy had facial injuries and a girl, 10, suffered abdominal injuries.

The female drive suffered pelvic injuries.

The drivers of a Ford Fiesta and a Nissan Qashqai were not injured.

Durham Police said the A691 between the junction with Maiden Law Bank and Delves Lane remains closed.

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