One person has been taken to hospital after a road accident in Sunderland.
North Bridge Street was closed for a short time.
A North East Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: "We were called at 12.28pm to North Bridge Street in Sunderland to reports of a road traffic collision.
"We sent one rapid response vehicle and one ambulance and have taken one patient to Sunderland Royal Hospital."
One witness who passed the scene said: "It looked quite serious.
"I saw two ambulances and three or four police cars.
"There were a lot of police there."