Search for driver and passengers after Jaguar crashes down social club embankment

A Jaguar car was abandoned after crashed through two sets of railings near social club.

Wednesday, 11th April 2018, 1:08 pm
Updated Wednesday, 11th April 2018, 2:11 pm
The car crashed at the rear of Whiteleas Social Club. Image copyright Google Maps.

Northumbria Police was called to Oswald Street in Whiteleas, South Shields, at 11.50pm last night when officers received a report of a collision.

When they arrived, they found a black Jaguar XF Portfolio had driven down the embankment besides Whiteleas Social Club and through two sets of metal railings, causing extensive damage.

The car crashed at the rear of Whiteleas Social Club. Image copyright Google Maps.

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A force spokesman said: "The occupants fled the vehicle and police are carrying out a number of enquiries to try and identify them.

“Officers attended the scene and are currently investigating the incident.

“Anyone with information about the incident should contact police on 101 quoting log 1111 11/04/18 or contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”

The car crashed at the rear of Whiteleas Social Club. Image copyright Google Maps.