Child hurt and house damaged in two-car accident in Hartlepool

Damage to the wall of a house at the junction of Hart Lane and Jesmond Road.
Damage to the wall of a house at the junction of Hart Lane and Jesmond Road.

A child was slightly hurt and the wall of a house was damaged when two cars collided in Hartlepool this morning.

The accident happened at the junction of Hart Lane with Jesmond Road/Duke Street shortly before 8.30am, when a silver Ford Mondeo and a silver Saab 93 collided.

The child, who was in one of the cars, received treatment at a local walk-in centre.

Traffic lights and a crash barrier at the junction and the wall of a house were damaged.