BREAKING NEWS: Driver trapped in car after crash in hospital grounds

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A WOMAN driver had to be cut free from a car after a crash in the grounds of South Tyneside District Hospital today

Firefighters from South Shields and Washington were called to the hospital, in Harton Lane, South Shields, at 4.23pm.

Two cars, a Ford Mondeo and a Vauxhall Insignia, are believed to have collided with one another.

The road in the hospital grounds was closed for a short time to allow emergency services to deal with the incident.

One woman is believed to have suffered back injuries in the collision.

A spokesman for the fire service said: “There has been a collision around the back of the hospital grounds.

“One car was involved and the fire service is currently working to free the trapped driver from their vehicle.”

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