The A697 is closed at Powburn after a crash this morning.
Just after 6.30am this morning police received a report of a two-vehicle crash on the A697 near Powburn.
Officers attended the scene along with the ambulance service where a Toyota 4x4 and a Renault Clio had collided.
The female driver of the Clio has been airlifted to Newcastle RVI for treatment. She is believed to have leg and facial injuries.
The road is currently closed and diversions are in place.