A crash on a busy Hartlepool road left four people injured.
Cleveland Fire Brigade said three of those involved were "walking wounded" and were checked over by paramedics, while a fourth had to be cut free from one of the vehicles.
A patient was taken to James Cook University Hospital's accident and emergency department, with a rapid response vehicle and a double crewed ambulance sent to the scene.
The incident happened at 5.10pm yesterday and was cleared by 5.40pm.
A spokeswoman for Cleveland Police said: "A two vehicle collision happened at 4.40pm yesterday at the Park Road junction with Eamont Gardens.
"A Mini One, driven by a woman, and a Fiat Grande Punto, driven by a ma, were involved and the Mini collided with a garden wall.
"Both vehicle were recovered and the local authority was contacted to clear debris.
"Park Road re-opened at 8.20pm."
It is not believed anyone was seriously hurt in the collision.