Water rescue called as car overturns

Emergency services at the scene of an accident between Pegswood and Ashington. Picture by Ian Brodie.

Emergency services at the scene of an accident between Pegswood and Ashington. Picture by Ian Brodie.

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Specialist rescue teams were called as a car came off the road into water near Pegswood.

The accident happened just before 7pm on Friday when the car left the A197. A swift water rescue team attended, but the driver and passenger had already been helped out of the vehicle. They were taken to Wansbeck Hospital with minor injuries.

A 17-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving and has been bailed.