Road closed after man suffers chest injuries in East Boldon crash

The emergency services were called to a collision which has left a man with chest injuries and closed the main route through East Boldon.

Tuesday, 20th August 2019, 15:54 pm
The collision happened on the junction of Front Street and Boker Lane. Image copyright Google Maps.

Northumbria Police and the North East Ambulance Service (NEAS) were called to the junction of A184 Front Street and Boker Lane at 1.15pm on Tuesday, August 20.

Police officers diverted traffic from the area, with queues of motorists forming in the wake of the crash.

NEAS sent a double-crewed ambulance to the scene and gave treatment to the man at the collision site.

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Paramedics have since taken him to Sunderland Royal Hospital’s accident and emergency department for further assistance.

The ambulance left the scene at 2.52pm.

North East Live Traffic has since reported the congestion on the A184 westbound route through Boldon has cleared between the village and A1018 at Fulwell and towards the direction of Hylton Lane.