One person taken to hospital after car accident near South Shields town centre

The scene of the accident at the junction of Anderson Street in South Shields. Pic by Kevin Townsley.
The scene of the accident at the junction of Anderson Street in South Shields. Pic by Kevin Townsley.

One person has been taken to hospital following a car accident near South Shields town centre.

At 3.45pm on Saturday, October 22, two crews from South Shields fire station were called to a one vehicle road traffic accident at the junction of Anderson Street and Winchester Street.

The scene of the accident at the junction of Anderson Street in South Shields. Pic by Kevin Townsley.

The scene of the accident at the junction of Anderson Street in South Shields. Pic by Kevin Townsley.

Crews stabilised the car and assisted the passenger on to a stretcher before they were taken to South Tyneside District Hospital for precautionary checks.

Crews then left the scene around 4.15pm.