Investigation under way after car ploughs into garden wall in South Shields

An investigation is under way after a car smashed into a garden wall in South Shields.

Several people fled the scene in Highfield Road yesterday evening, Tuesday, October 25.

A Northumbria Police spokesperson said it was not believed anyone had been hurt: “Shortly before 8pm yesterday, Tuesday, we received a report of a car colliding with a wall on Highfield Road, South Shields.

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“It was reported that the driver and passengers, who appeared to be uninjured, abandoned the car and left the scene.

“Enquiries are on-going.”

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The scene this morning
Two people left the scene
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The property has been fenced off
The abandoned car
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The crashed car is taped off by police
Police tape at the scene