Police appeal for witnesses after driver flees the scene of a collision


​Police were called to a collision involving two Vauxhall Corsas on Chilton Lane, Ferryhill, at about 1.30pm yesterday (Sunday).
The driver of the first vehicle suffered minor injuries and fled the scene before later attending University Hospital North Durham.
The driver of the second vehicle, along with one of their passengers, suffered minor injuries and was taken to James Cook Hospital by paramedics.
A second passenger was taken by air ambulance to James Cook Hospital, while a third was taken to Darlington Memorial Hospital.
The road was closed, but has now been reopened.
Anyone who witnessed the collision or has any information is asked to contact Durham Police on 101, quoting incident number 224 of December 3.