Police called after man takes ill and falls into busy South Shields road

Paramedics on the scene
Paramedics on the scene

Police were called to Boldon Lane, South Shields this afternoon after a pedestrian fell into the busy road.

At around 2.30pm police received a report that a pedestrian had taken ill and fallen into the road.

Emergency services attended and the pedestrian was taken to hospital by paramedics. The road was cleared at around 3pm.