A man has been arrested after reports of "dangerous driving" in Killingworth which led to a collision.
Emergency services were called to the scene on Tuesday morning after reports that a driver had ran a red light on Northgate Road before colliding with another vehicle.
The car then came to a stop after veering into a roundabout near George Stephenson School.
A 33-year-old man was arrested at the scene on suspicion of driving while unfit through drink or drugs.
Northumbria Police is now appealing for any witnesses or anyone with dashcam footage to come forward to help with their investigation.
A spokesperson for the force said: "Shortly after 8.10am today we received a report of dangerous driving in the Backworth area of North Tyneside.
“It was reported a black car had ran a red light while travelling on Northgate Road. The vehicle drove off and later collided with another vehicle, and then finally came to a stop after colliding with the roundabout on A191 Holystone Road, near George Stephenson School.
“Officers attended the scene and the driver, a 33-year-old male, was arrested for driving while unfit through drink or drugs and remains in police custody at this time.
“The vehicle was recovered and no one is believed to have sustained any serious injuries as a result of this incident.
“Officers are investigating and anyone with dashcam footage or who might have seen this incident is asked to contact police by either calling 101 or using the Tell us Something page on our website and quoting log 153 011220.”