Road closed after crash

A CAR flipped over near a petrol station on a country road.

The green Ford Focus, believed to have been carrying three passengers, overturned close to the Jet garage on the A181 road near Wheatley Hill on Saturday night.

Police said no other vehicles were involved and no-one was seriously hurt.

The road was closed following the incident which happened at around 6pm.

Anyone with information can ring Peterlee Police on 0345 6060365.