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Police are appealing for witnesses to a crash in South Shield that left a female pedestrian critically injured in hospital.
Sergeant Steve Templeman, from the Northumbria Police Road Safety Unit, said:
Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact Northumbria Police on 101.
A 79-year-old woman is critically injured in hospital after being hit by a car on the A194 Western Approach at South Shields. It happened close to the junction with Dean Road on Friday at around 4:25pm.
Below are some pictures of the crash scene:
A woman remains critically ill in hospital after being stuck by a car on South Tyneside.
The 79-year-old was hit by a Vauxhall Corsa on the A194 Western Approach at South Shields, close to the junction with Dean Road on Friday at around 4:25pm. She was taken to Newcastle's Royal Victoria Infirmary for treatment.
Any witnesses are being asked to contact Northumbria Police on 101.