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Church hall left 'unsafe' after suffering major damage in crash

St Ann's Parish Church Hall in the village of Cleadon has been seriously damaged Credit: ITV Tyne Tees
Credit: ITV Tyne Tees

A road through a South Tyneside village has been closed after concerns about the safety of a building that's been severely damaged after a crash.

St.Anne's Parish Hall, on the A1018 Sunderland Road in Cleadon, is currently cordoned off while damage is assessed.

Police say a car hit the building around 2am this morning (31st March) and the people in the car fled the scene.

Credit: ITV Tyne Tees

Northumbria Police say no-one was injured and no arrests have been made.

Their inquiries are continuing.

Credit: ITV Tyne Tees