Two men have been arrested after a car ploughed into bollards on a main County Durham road in the early hours of this morning (August 12).

Emergency services were called to the A692 at Hobson at around 12.50am following reports of a one-car collision. 

After arriving on the scene, police found an Audi A3 that had collided with a lamppost and managed to turn the car sideways. 

Read more: Car crashes into bollards on A692 in Hobson, County Durham

Images from the scene show the car horizontal on the A692, blocking one lane of traffic, while police officers can be seen walking around the vehicle. 

Police shut off part of the road for around an hour to allow them to work at the scene and clear the vehicle away. 

The Northern Echo: Police at the scene of the incident in HobsonPolice at the scene of the incident in Hobson (Image: NORTHERN ECHO)

The road reopened at around 1.45am. 

Durham Police have since confirmed that the two occupants of the car – a 33-year-old man and a 30-year-old man – were arrested at the scene and taken to police custody, where they remain.

Nobody was injured during the incident.