Firefighters free casualty from three-vehicle crash

An injured person had to be freed by firefighters following a three-car crash in Cleadon.

Thursday, 25th January 2018, 5:30 am
Updated Thursday, 25th January 2018, 8:15 am
Firefighters free a casualty from a vehicle in Cleadon.

Crews from South Shields and Marley Park fire stations were called to the incident in the village's Front Street around 11pm last night.

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Fire crews used cutting equipment to rescue the driver from a Vauxhall Astra, who was placed on a long board and taken to hospital by ambulance.

The car was in collision with a Fiat and a Volvo, but no-one else is believed to have been injured during the incident.