WATCH: Driver’s lucky escape after crash with lorry on A689 in Hartlepool

A DRIVER had a lucky escape this morning after a crash between a lorry and a car.

Police were called to the A689 at the Greatham turn off at 7.34am after a collision between a HGV and a silver Astra.

The scene of a RTA A689 East. Picture by FRANK REID

The scene of a RTA A689 East. Picture by FRANK REID

The female driver of the car was described as shaken, but not hurt.

The male driver of the lorry was uninjured and arranged for the recovery of the vehicle.