Car left stuck on barrier in Peterlee smash

The aftermath of the crash in Burnhope Way, Peterlee, as pictured by Durham Constabulary.

The aftermath of the crash in Burnhope Way, Peterlee, as pictured by Durham Constabulary.

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THIS was the aftermath of a crash after a driver left the road and smashed into railings.

The motorist escaped without injuries after the collision on Burnhope Way, Peterlee, when the Ford Focus struck the barrier to the subway near to the Post Office in Castle Dene shopping centre.

The vehicle lost its front wheels in the impact, which theft the vehicle straddling the pathway to the underpass.

Durham Constabulary’s Road Policing Unit was called to deal with the incident, which left part of the road closed while the damaged car was recovered.