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.
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.
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“We transported one patient to James Cook University Hospital and two to University Hospital of North Tees.”
There is no word on the condition of the casualties.