A DRIVER escaped with minor injuries after his car overturned in the Allen Valleys.

Northumbria Police were called to a one vehicle crash on the B6295 near Sinderhope bridge on Wednesday at 1.30pm.

A spokeswoman for Northumbria Police said a male driver suffered a bump to the head.

She said: "A local farmer assisted at the scene with his tractor, helping to move the vehicle, and the road reopened shortly after."