One person taken to hospital after Sunderland road accident

North Bridge Street
North Bridge Street
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One person has been taken to hospital after a road accident in Sunderland.

North Bridge Street was closed for a short time.

A North East Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: "We were called at 12.28pm to North Bridge Street in Sunderland to reports of a road traffic collision.

"We sent one rapid response vehicle and one ambulance and have taken one patient to Sunderland Royal Hospital."

One witness who passed the scene said: "It looked quite serious.

"I saw two ambulances and three or four police cars.

"There were a lot of police there."