Woman in hospital after coach crashes into barrier

A coach driver has been taken to hospital after her vehicle crashed into a barrier in Middlesbrough.

The woman, who was the only person on board, suffered leg injuries, Cleveland Police said.

A picture of the incident showed the front and side of the coach smashed.

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The collision, which took place just before 8am on the A66, at the turnoff for the A172, has caused delays.

Police urged drivers to avoid the A66 which was closed after the incident.

The woman was taken to James Cook University Hospital.