One woman taken to hospital following three vehicle collision in Sunderland

A woman has been taken to hospital after emergency services were called to reports of a three vehicle collision in Sunderland.

Tuesday, 15th June 2021, 10:12 am
Updated Tuesday, 15th June 2021, 2:58 pm
Police have confirmed that one woman has been taken to hospital.
Police have confirmed that one woman has been taken to hospital.

Police were called to Newcastle Road in Sunderland at 8.15am this morning, June 15 following reports of a road traffic collision involving three vehicles.

Officers confirmed that one woman has been taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

A Northumbria Police spokesperson said: “At 8.15am today (Tuesday) we received a report of a three-vehicle collision on Newcastle Road, Sunderland.

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“Emergency services remain at the scene. One woman was taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries."

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The Ambulance service also attended the scene.

A North East Ambulance Service spokesperson said: “We received a call to reports of a three vehicle road traffic collision on Newcastle Road at 8.24am this morning, in which a person was thought to be trapped.

Emergency services were called to Newcastle Road in Sunderland.

"We sent one ambulance and conveyed a woman to Sunderland Royal Hospital with chest and arm injuries.”

All lanes have since reopened.

North East Live Traffic tweeted: “A1018 Newcastle Road, the earlier collision prior to the the junction with the B1291 Thompson Rd has now been cleared and all lanes are open."

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