Drivers left with minor injuries after collision on busy South Shields road

The collision happened at the junction of Prince Edward Road and Forber Avenue. Image copyright Google Maps.
The collision happened at the junction of Prince Edward Road and Forber Avenue. Image copyright Google Maps.

Two men were hurt when their cars were involved in a crash at a junction in South Shields.

Northumbria Police were called to Prince Edward Road where it meets Forber Avenue just before 6.50am today following the crash between a Peugeot and an Audi.

Both drivers, who are aged in their 30s were left with minor injuries.

The road was shut for a short time and traffic diverted while officers carried out inquiries and cleared the scene.