County Durham road closed after car crashes into tree

A County Durham Road is closed after a car crashed in to a tree on the A181

Thursday, 7th April 2016, 5:16 pm
Updated Thursday, 7th April 2016, 5:31 pm
The scene of a crash on the A181. Pic: Durham RPU

The smash happened eastbound at Running Waters / Old Cassop.

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The road is closed in both directions between the Mill Lane junction and the B1278 junction.

Durham Police RPU tweeted: "Driver lost control of his vehicle."