Two people required hospital treatment following a crash on Chester Road

Paramedics have taken to people to hospital following a two-vehicle collision on Chester Road in Sunderland.

Wednesday, 6th October 2021, 10:08 pm

Emergency services from were called to the scene on Chester Road, near the University of Sunderland’s City Campus, just before 6.15pm on Wednesday, October 6, to a two-vehicle collision.

It is reported that a passing ambulance from the North East Ambulance Service (NEAS) stopped at the scene assist and then called for a second as a backup support.

Northumbria Police were also present at the scene, with both ambulances helping to take two patients to Sunderland Royal Hospital.

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Emergency services were called to Chester Road on Wednesday, October 6, to reports of a two-vehicle collision.

Their condition remains unknown at this time.

A North East Ambulance Service spokesperson said: "We were called at 6.13pm this evening to a two vehicle road traffic collision on Chester Road in Sunderland.

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“A passing ambulance stopped to help and called for a second for backup support.

Damage could be seen to a traffic light at the scene.

"Both ambulances helped to take two patients to Sunderland Royal Hospital."

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