Two injured when car ends up in Hunwick garden

Crash scene
Image caption The car ended up on its roof

Two men were seriously injured when their car left the road and overturned in County Durham.

The pair were in a Vauxhall Astra which was involved in a collision with a VW Passat in Hunwick, near Barnard Castle, on Sunday.

The Astra left the road, hit a wall and ended up on its roof in a garden.

Its driver, a 27-year-old local man, was airlifted to hospital. The passenger, 22 and also local, was taken by ambulance.

Both suffered serious injuries, but they were not believed to be life-threatening.

Durham Police has appealed for witnesses to the incident on St Paul's Way at about 15:00 BST.

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