Two men were taken to hospital and are now being questioned by police after a crash in Seaham during the early hours of today.
Durham Constabulary says it was alerted to reports of a vehicle driving in an antisocial manner near the Esso garage in Seaham.
The crash then happened on Seaton Lane at around 3.20am, following a police pursuit contained to the town.
The vehicle, a green Honda 4x4, collided with an unoccupied parked car and a garden wall.
Two men were detained, and both were taken to hospital to be treated for minor injuries.
Both men remain in custody, and an investigation is ongoing.
A road closure was put in place between Lord Byron’s Walk and the A19 flyover while recovery and clean-up took place.