One person taken to hospital after a three-vehicle collision in Seaham

The fire service helped free one of the patients from a car after a three-vehicle crash in Station Road.

Monday, 26th April 2021, 7:48 pm
Updated Monday, 26th April 2021, 8:39 pm
Emergency services were called to the accident./Photo: Cat Mitchell

The North East Ambulance Service (NEAS) confirmed they attended a three-vehicle collision in Seaham’s Station Road at 18:05 on Monday evening (April 26), as the fire service helped release one of the patients from a car.

Two people were treated at the scene, while one person was taken to Sunderland Royal Hospital.

A spokesperson for NEAS said: “We were called to a three-vehicle RTC at Station Road in Seaham at 18:05 this evening. We sent a specialist paramedic, a rapid response paramedic, a hart team (hazardous area response team) and an ambulance.

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"The fire service also attended to help extricate a patient from a car.

"Two patients were treated at the scene and a third was taken to Sunderland Royal Hospital.”

Durham Fire and Rescue Service confirmed they were called to a car crash at 18:08 on Monday (April 26). Two appliances attended and crews left at 18:53.