Four people taken to hospital after traffic crash in Sunderland

Four people have been taken to hospital after a two-car crash in Sunderland.

Wednesday, 25th January 2017, 4:48 pm
Updated Wednesday, 25th January 2017, 4:52 pm
Roundabout off Ryhope Road, Sunderland. Copyright Google Maps.

It happened next to the Toll Bar roundabout, in Ryhope Road.

Three ambulances were spotted at the scene just before 1pm.

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Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service initially Tweeted: "Incident on A1018 #Ryhope concluded.

"RTC involving two vehicles.

"One male rescued by fire service personnel and conveyed to hospital."

But a Northumbria Police spokeswoman said four people had been taken to hospital.

Ambulances at the scene of a road traffic crash in Ryhope on Wednesday, January 25.

“At 12.30pm police responded to a report of a collision on Ryhope Road involving two vehicles,” she said.

“The road is now clear. Four people were taken to Sunderland Royal Hospital as a precaution. Those involved are not believed to be seriously injured.”

Ambulances at the scene of a road traffic crash in Ryhope on Wednesday, January 25.