Two people have been taken to hospital with serious injuries following a crash on the A171 near the Egton turn-off this morning.
The crash happened at 6.05am and involved a black VW Golf and a black Saab.
The driver and passenger in the Golf were taken to James Cook Hospital in Middlesbrough, one with a leg injury and the other with a facial injury.
The injuries are believed to be serious but not life threatening.
A section of the road was closed while the two vehicles were recovered. It reopened at 9.10am.