Two people have been taken to hospital following a two vehicle road accident in Sunderland this evening.
Emergency services were called to Thorndale Road around 7pm following reports of a two vehicle collision.
Firefighters from Farringdon were called to the scene at 6.59pm along with the North East Ambulance Service who sent a rapid response vehicle and a double crew.
Northumbria Police officers were also at the scene.
Two people were then taken to Sunderland Royal Hospital via ambulance at 8.06pm.
A North East Ambulance spokeswoman said: "We were called at 6.57pm and sent a rapid response vehicle and a double crew to the scene.
"Two patients - one of which was man - were then taken to Sunderland Royal Hospital, arriving at 8.14pm."
A Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service spokesman said: "Firefighters from Farringdon Community Fire Station were called to a two vehicle road traffic collision at 6.59pm.
"The front seat passenger of one of the vehicle was suffering from a suspected broken knee and the driver of the vehicle was suffering from suspected leg injuries."
Firefighters left the scene around 8pm.