Collision on the A1231 in Sunderland

11 Dec 2017 14:11 PM

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Police are appealing for witnesses following a multi vehicle collision on the A1231 in Sunderland.

It happened at 8.05pm on Saturday, December 9, on the Southwick Gyratory A1231 at the junction with Northern Way. 

Officers attended and found a blue Subaru Impreza car had been travelling north from the Queen Alexandra Bridge and collided with a Vauxhall Corsa and an ambulance which was stationary at a traffic signal and collided with other vehicles including three parked vans.  

The 23-year-old male driver of the Subaru was taken to Sunderland Royal Hospital with serious injuries, not described as life threatening. Even though there was a passenger in the rear of the ambulance they did not sustain any further injuries as a result of the collision.  Occupants of the other vehicles sustained minor injuries that did not require hospital treatment.

Police are appealing for witnesses, anyone with information is asked to contact Motor Patrols on 101 quoting reference 964 of 09/12/17.