A DRIVER had to be helped from his car after flipping it over on a major route in Sunderland.
The smash happened on the A183 Chester Road, near to the junction with Hylton Road, just after 9am.
Northumbria Police say the silver Nissan Mirca overturned, with the 18-year-old driver of the car helped free by the emergency services.
He suffered minor injuries in the incident, which left nearby railings damaged.
Efforts are now being made to recover the car.