Girl taken to hospital after accident at busy South Shields junction

Junction of Benton Road and Galsworthy Road where the collision happened
Junction of Benton Road and Galsworthy Road where the collision happened

Police were called to a road in South Tyneside to reports of a collision between a car and a pedestrian.

Officers attended Benton Road at it's junction with Galsworthy Road, South Shields at 1.20pm on Saturday.

A girl and a car had collided with each other.

The girl attended hospital as a precaution after suffering what police believe to be a slight injury.