Police are appealing for information following a fatal road traffic collision that occurred at 5.25pm today, Sunday 23rd December, on the A689 Westbound.
The collision, which occurred at the junction with Dalton Back Lane in Claxton, involved two cars and one person sadly died at the scene.
Two other people, one from each car, have been taken to hospital where they are being treated for their injuries. One other person did not need hospital treatment.
Police are appealing for anyone who may have seen the collision to contact PC Sarah Tribick at Cleveland and Durham Specialist Operations Unit on the non-emergency number 101, quoting reference number 228873.