A motorcyclist was left seriously injured following a crash on a north-east road.
Adverse weather conditions have led to a number of collisions in the north-east this morning. A number of schools have also been affected due to snow and ice.
More than £60,000 has been paid to motorists since April after council vehicles were involved in crashes, the Evening Express can reveal today.
New figures have revealed the number of people dying as a result of road crashes in the North-east has decreased.
Emergency service workers are sharing harrowing stories about crashes in the North-east in a bid to encourage young drivers to stay safe on the roads.
A police inspector today said prevention was key after another spate of crashes.
Police in the North-east today urged motorists to take care in the sub-zero conditions - and revealed that they attended 31 crashes yesterday alone.