Woman air lifted to hospital following an accident in South Tyneside

A woman has been air lifted to hospital in a serious condition following an accident in South Tyneside.

Scene of accident in Lyndon Drive, East Boldon.
Scene of accident in Lyndon Drive, East Boldon.

The crash happened today in Lyndon Drive, East Boldon, at about 2.10pm this afternoon and a woman was taken to hospital via the air ambulance.

A spokesman for Northumbria Police said: "At about 2.10pm today police received a report of a one car road traffic accident on Lyndon Drive, East Boldon.

Scene of accident in Lyndon Drive, East Boldon.

"Emergency services attended and a woman was taken to hospital by air ambulance with serious injuries."

A spokesman for Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service confirmed that a crew from South Shields fire station had also been sent to the scene.

Lyndon Drive in East Boldon where a woman was air lifted to hospital.
Police dealing with the incident in Lyndon Drive.