Dramatic photograph shows damage at scene of A181 crash near Wingate

Emergency services were called to the A181 at Wingate following a crash involving two vehicles.

Friday, 7th May 2021, 10:07 pm

Peterlee Fire Station has shared a picture of the damage to one of the vehicles as they confirm that thankfully no one was injured in the collision.

Emergency services were called at around 5.20pm on Friday, May 7, to the two-vehicle crash at a A181 junction near Wingate.

A spokesman for County Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue Service said: “Peterlee crews attended a road traffic collision earlier this evening on the A181 Wingate.

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Durham Constabulary at the scene of the crash. Picture by Peterlee Fire Station

“Thankfully no one was injured and the vehicle was made safe by the crews.”

One crew from Peterlee attended the incident and the road has now been cleared.

Sharing a photograph of one of the damaged vehicles on Facebook, the fire brigade has urged drivers to stay safe on the roads.

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