Appeal after car hits trees

POLICE are appealing for information following a crash.

Officers want witness to come forward after a black Toyota MR2 left the A689 on the outskirts of Hartlepool and rolled over.

The vehicle had been travelling westbound when it left the carriageway, around 150ft west of North Close Farm at around 8.05am on Friday, September 7.

The 54-year-old female driver, who is from the Hartlepool area, was taken to James Cook University Hospital suffering from severe facial injuries.

Any witnesses to the incident are asked to contact PC Lee Benson, of the Cleveland and Durham Specialist Operations Unit, on the non-emergency 101 number, quoting event number 162324.