Police on scene of car accident in Sunderland street

Police are on the scene following a car accident in a Sunderland street tonight.

Monday, 15th October 2018, 8:50 pm
Updated Monday, 15th October 2018, 9:23 pm
An overturned car in the Grindon area of Sunderland following an accident.

Officers are in Gartland Road in the Grindon area following a collision.

A video taken by a witness shows police cars in the street and a car on its side.

An overturned car in the Grindon area of Sunderland following an accident.

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A spokesman for Northumbria Police said that officers are currently on the scene.

He was unable to provide further details at this time.

One man who lives in the area said: "I got a delivery from a pizza shop and the delivery driver told us about a car being on its roof down the road, so I thought I’m going to go to the shop and have a look.

"I walked down towards the bottom of Gartland Road where the accident has happened.

Gartland Road in Grindon, Sunderland. Copyright Google Maps.

"I saw two police cars and this car is on the grass on its roof."