Hunt for driver after car crashes into bus stop and garden wall

Police are investigating after a car crashed into a garden wall and bus stop in Jarrow.
Police are investigating after a car crashed into a garden wall and bus stop in Jarrow.

Police are hunting a driver after a car crashed into a bus stop and garden wall.

The incident happened today in Calf Close Lane, Jarrow, at around 3.30pm.

A section of garden wall at one property had been demolished and a window smashed in a bus shelter just yards away.

It is understood the driver of the vehicle, which was also damaged, had left the scene shortly afterwards.

Northumbria Police is investigating.