Woman injured after car goes into hedge

News from Northumbria Police
News from Northumbria Police

A woman has been taken to hospital this morning after the car she was driving ended up in a hedge off a major road through Northumberland.

Northumbria Police was called to a one-vehicle collision on the A696 one mile north of Ponteland, by West Coldcotes, at 8.25am.

A spokeswoman for the force said: “A car had gone off the road, for reasons yet to be established, and came to rest in a hedge.

“Paramedics attended and the woman driver was taken to the RVI in Newcastle. Her injuries are not believed to be life threatening.”

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call police on 101 and quote reference 185 17/02/17.