A DRIVER had a lucky escape after their Nissan Qashqai flipped on to its roof in a crash.
The three-vehicle smash happened at the junction of Dovedale Road and Shields Road, in Seaburn Dene, shortly after 7am today.
A Vauxhaull Corsa and VW Golf were also involved and the road was closed but there were no reports of serious injures.
A spokesman for Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service, said: “The police and paramedics were on the scene when we arrived and everyone was out of the cars. We were then stood down.”
An onlooker said: “It looked really bad. The emergency services were there, although I couldn’t tell if anybody was still in the car.
“The car was on its roof and it looked really smashed up.
“It’s a miracle nobody was killed.”