Driver escapes from horror crash after slamming into tree near Durham
The driver of this smashed-up car was lucky to escape after swerving off the road and ramming into a tree .
The horror crash happened off the A690 West Rainton heading east out of Durham city centre on Saturday at around 12.50pm.
After driving off the road and into a tree the small blue car burst into flames, but the driver managed to escape from the wreckage.
These shocking photos showing the extent of the damage of the burnt and smashed up car were posted by Durham Road Policing Unit on their Twitter account. They also revealed that the driver had been arrested.
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