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Three dead after collision near Houghton-le-Spring

Durham Police: Three people have died after a collision between a car and a lorry on the B1404 between Houghton-le-Spring and Seaham in County Durham.

The accident between the two vehicles is reported to have happened at 12:20 on Wednesday lunchtime.

The three people killed are understood to have been in the car with a further passenger airlifted to The James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough with life-threatening injuries.

The driver of the lorry has been taken to Sunderland Royal Infirmary with minor injuries.

The lorry left the road and came to rest on the course of Houghton Golf Club.

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