One person taken to hospital following an incident in South Shields

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Emergency services were called to Ocean Road on Saturday afternoon after a person was injured.

Crews from the North East Ambulance Service (NEAS) were called to Ocean Road in South Shields at 4.15pm on Saturday, April 22.

It is understood that a woman had suffered a head injury after a chimney fell from a building on the street.

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Emergency teams were called to Ocean Road in South Shields. Emergency teams were called to Ocean Road in South Shields.
Emergency teams were called to Ocean Road in South Shields. | Google Maps

NEAS dispatched an ambulance crew, two crews from the Hazardous Area Response Team, along with a clinical team leader.

The person was taken to the Royal Victoria Infirmary (RVI) in Newcastle for treatment.

A spokesperson for the North East Ambulance Service said: “We were called to a person injured in Ocean Road, South Shields, at 4.15pm on 22 April.

“We dispatched one ambulance crew, two crews from our Hazardous Area Response Team and a clinical team leader, and transported one patient to the RVI for further treatment.”

More to follow.

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