Pictures: Driver cut from car after smash in Fence Houses, near Sunderland

One of the cars involved in Wednesday's crash.
One of the cars involved in Wednesday's crash.
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A DRIVER was taken to hospital after a two-car collision closed a busy road.

Emergency services were called to Sedgeletch Road, in Fence Houses, after a crash involving a Renault Megane and Fiat Punto.

Emergency crews at the crash at Sedgeletch, Fence Houses.

Emergency crews at the crash at Sedgeletch, Fence Houses.

The road was closed for about an hour while firefighters cut the driver of the Megane from his car.

He was taken to Sunderland Royal Hospital

Onlooker Andrew Wood, 32, of Fence Houses, said: “It looked as if two cars had come out of the junction and hit each other.

“The whole road was cordoned off for a while and there was a lot of commotion.”

The collision happened at about 11am yesterday.