Road closed after crash

Earsdon Road in Monkseaton is currently closed between The Beacon and Red Lion pubs following a collision.

Police were called at 9am this morning (Thursday) after two vehicles collided just before the Red Lion roundabout.

Two people were taken to hospital. The extent of their injuries is unknown, however they are not thought to be life-threatening.

Witnesses are asked to call 101, ext 69191.