FOUR people were taken to hospital after a three-vehicle smash in Houghton.
A bus, minibus and an Isuzu Trooper crashed in Raglan Row, Philadelphia Lane, near Herrington Medical Centre.
Police closed the road for about 20 minutes, after the incident at about 1.10pm yesterday.
Three people on the bus, two from the Jeep and a woman on the minibus were treated for minor injuries by firefighters and staff in the medical centre.
Firefighters from Sunderland South and North stations gave first aid at the scene.