Sunderland 999 dash after person suffers stab wound to neck

Emergency services were called and a patient rushed to hospital after being found by paramedics with a stab wound to the neck

Paramedics were called to Carley Road, in Sunderland, just after 9.30pm on Saturday.

Emergency services were called to Carley Road

Emergency services were called to Carley Road

An ambulance, two Hazard Area Response Teams (HARTs) and a road ambulance from the Great North Air Ambulance attended and found a patient with a stab wound to the neck.

The patient was taken to Newcastle’s Royal Victoria Infirmary for treatment.

A spokesman for North East Ambulance Service said: “We received a call at 9.33pm. An ambulance, two Hazard Area Response Teams (HART) and a road ambulance from the Great North Air Ambulance were sent to the scene.

“A patient had suffered a stab wound to the neck and was taken to Newcastle’s Royal Victoria Infirmary.”

More updates on this incident as we get them.