Two in hospital after trike crash

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A THREE-WHEELED motorbike crash left two people in hospital.

The accident happened on the A183 Chester Road at the junction with Old Penshaw Village, near Victoria Terrace, at 6.30pm yesterday.

A Northumbria Police spokesman said: “Police received a report of a collision on the A183 near Victoria Terrace, Penshaw, involving a Honda three-wheeled motor cycle.

“Officers and paramedics attended and a man and a woman were taken to hospital with injuries.

“The woman was released after receiving treatment for minor injuries. The man was kept in overnight for treatment but his injuries are not thought to be life-threatening.”

A section of the road was closed for about two hours while officers and paramedics attended the scene.