County Durham road closed after car crashes into tree

The scene of a crash on the A181. Pic: Durham RPU
The scene of a crash on the A181. Pic: Durham RPU

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

The smash happened eastbound at Running Waters / Old Cassop.

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."