A MOTORIST was left shaken after losing control of her car on a busy dual carriageway.
The Volkswagen Touran ended up on the grass verge on the A19 northbound carriageway between Castle Eden and the A181 Wingate junction.
Crews from Peterlee Fire Station were called to the scene at 8.45am yesterday.
Officers said the female driver had been left shaken by the incident but not injured.
One lane was closed while the car was recovered form the grass verge.