Police are appealing for information after a driver fled the scene of a crash.
Two cars collided in Eleventh Street in Blackhall Colliery at 7.45pm today.
However, the driver of one of the cars made off from the scene, while two people in the other vehicle were taken to hospital with minor injuries.
Durham Police are now trying to trace the driver of the abandoned car.
Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101.