A WOMAN had to be cut from her upturned car yesterday after an accident on the A68, on the outskirts of Darlington.

The woman, who has not been named by police, was on her way to work in Bishop Auckland when the accident happened at 9am, near the Faverdale industrial estate.

Her Peugeot 106 ended up on its roof and the woman was cut out by firefighters at the scene.

She was taken to Darlington Memorial Hospital but it was not thought her injuries were serious.

There was no-one else involved in the accident.