Car left badly damaged after crash on A19 in Hartlepool

The car which went off the A19.
The car which went off the A19.

A driver had a lucky escape after the car they were travelling in hit a concrete barrier and smashed through a fence.

The incident happened on the southbound side of the A19 at Elwick.

The car which went off the A19.

The car which went off the A19.

The car left the road to the nearside, narrowly missing a lampoost, according to Cleveland and Durham Road Policing Unit.

It then clipped a concrete barrier ramp and hit verge and fencing.

Miraculously, the driver was not injured in the smash.

The crash took place in the early hours of Monday.

The car following the accident.

The car following the accident.