Dramatic pictures show car overturned onto roof in crash near Sunderland's Wearmouth Bridge

A car has flipped onto its roof on a busy Sunderland road on Thursday, October 3.

Thursday, 3rd October 2019, 5:17 pm

Emergency services were called to the scene of a crash, where a car had overturned onto its roof.

The incident took place at the junction of A1018 North Bridge Street and Dame Dorothy Street shortly before 10am.

A spokeswoman for the North East Ambulance Service confirmed that one patient was treated at the scene and then discharged.

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The road was closed to enable a clean-up operation, which saw the overturned car towed away.

A Northumbria Police spokesperson said on Thursday morning: “At 9.56am, police received a report of a collision involving two vehicles on North Bridge Street, Sunderland.

“Emergency services are at the scene, but thankfully, nobody is believed to be seriously injured.”​​​​​​​

The overturned car at the North Bridge Street junction with Dame Dorothy Street.
The car has overturned onto its roof
The road has been closed for vehicle recovery
No one is believed to be seriously injured
Emergency services are at the scene
A car has overturned on the A1018 in Sunderland. Picture by North East Traffic Live