A car has been recovered after crashing into the central reservation of the A66 near Darlington.

Police were called to the incident on the A66 westbound near the Sadberge junction just before 7.30am.

The crash caused long traffic jams on the way into Darlington during rush hour.

Thankfully nobody was hurt during the incident.

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The vehicle has now been recovered and traffic is moving normally.

A Durham Police spokesperson said: "Police were called shortly before 7.30am today after a car collided with the central reservation on the A66 westbound near Darlington, around the Sadberge junction.

"Nobody was injured and the vehicle has been recovered."