Drivers escape injuries in collision

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A CAR ended up in a ditch after trying to overtake another vehicle this morning.

The incident occurred just after 8am when a blue Subaru Impreza tried to overtake a Mitsubishi Shogun while travelling southbound on the A1068 at Hawkhill, near Lesbury.

Police said that there were no injuries and the road wasn’t blocked.

Both drivers were breathalysed and returned negative results for alcohol.