Two women taken to hospital with back and neck injuries following crash on Sunderland road

Two women were taken to hospital following a crash on a notorious road in Sunderland.

Wednesday, 19th June 2019, 10:50 am
Thompson Road. Picture by Google

Thompson Road was blocked in both directions following a collision near Carley Hill Road junction – but has now been reopened.

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Two women were taken to hospital with injuries that are not believed to be life-threatening.

A Northumbria Police spokesperson said: "At 10.24am yesterday we received a report of a two vehicle collision involving two cars on Thompson Road, Sunderland.

"Police and emergency services attended. The driver of a Black Renault, a 79-year-old woman, and the driver of a Red Suzuki, a 63-year-old woman, were both taken to hospital for neck and back injuries which are not believed to be life-threatening.”