Three people taken to hospital by ambulance crews after being hit by car

Three people have been taken to hospital after they were hit by a car in the early hours of the morning.

Sunday, 14th July 2019, 1:23 pm
Updated Sunday, 14th July 2019, 3:27 pm
Three people have been hit by a car outside The Black Bull pub in Old Shotton.

The North East Ambulance Service was called to Old Shotton in Peterlee shortly before 12.30am on Saturday, July 13.

A spokeswoman said three people had been hurt in the incident and two ambulances had been used to take them to hospital, adding: “We were called at 12.28am on Saturday to a report of a road traffic collision involving a car and three pedestrians outside the Black Bull pub in Old Shotton.

“We dispatched one crew from our Hazardous Area Response Team, a clinical care manager, two double-crewed ambulances and a doctor from the Great North Air Ambulance Service.

“We transported one patient to James Cook University Hospital and two to University Hospital of North Tees.”

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There is no word on the condition of the casualties.