Tyne & Wear

Police car crash on A1 in Stannington injures six

Six people have been hurt in a crash between a Northumbria Police car and another vehicle.

The patrol car was responding to an emergency and operating its lights and sirens at the time of the crash on the A1 in Stannington.

Four occupants of a Nissan Qashqai and two police officers suffered minor injuries and were treated in hospital.

Northumbria Police said that an investigation into Wednesday evening's collision was under way.

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