Police and ambulance service called out after car overturns in South Shields street

Emergency services have been called out after a car overturned in a South Shields street this morning.

A car which overturned in Galsworthy Road, South Shields.
A car which overturned in Galsworthy Road, South Shields.

It happened in Galsworthy Road shortly before 10am.

The black Nissan can be seen upside down with police officers attending the scene.

A car which overturned in Galsworthy Road, South Shields.

Witness Ian Wilson, 69, who lives in nearby Chaucer Avenue, said: "I heard a screech earlier on so went round to see what had happened.

"The police and an ambulance have been out but I don't know if anyone's been injured or anything.

"No-one seems to know exactly what went on."

A spokeswoman for Northumbria Police said that no-one was injured in the incident and the road has now been cleared.

Police on the scene in Galsworthy Road.

She said: “At 9.55am on today, police received a report of a one-vehicle road traffic collision on Galsworthy Road in South Shields.

“Emergency services attended but nobody was believed to be injured in the incident.

“The road has since been cleared.”