Two people taken to hospital after crash in South Shields

Two people have been taken to hospital following a crash South Shields.

By Sophie Brownson
Tuesday, 8th September 2020, 2:25 pm

Emergency services were called to Prince Edward Road at just before 7pm on Monday, September 7, following a two-vehicle collision.

Northumbria Police confirmed that a man and woman were taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Two engines from South Shields Community Fire Station attended the incident, with firefighters using cutting and stabilising equipment.

Emergency services at the scene of the crash on Prince Edward Road in South Shields.

The road was closed while a clean-up operation took place but reopened a short time later. Firefighters left the scene at 7.30pm.

A Northumbria Police spokesperson said: “Shortly before 7pm yesterday (Monday) we received a report of a two-vehicle collision on Prince Edward Road, South Shields.

“Emergency services attended and two people – a man and a woman – were taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

“The road was temporarily closed while a clean-up operation took place but reopened a short time later.”

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