Police say the driver of a bus had to be cut free after a collision with a car. The car's roof was torn off in the collision on Delta Bank Road, in Gateshead.
Emergency services are at the scene of a bus crash in Gateshead.
Officers were called to Delta Bank Road at 7.53am after a bus and a car collided on the bus bridge, near to Dunston Road, heading towards the MetroCentre. The bus lane is blocked.