An elderly woman has died in hospital almost a week after she was hit by a high powered motorcycle on Wearside.
The crash happened on South Hetton Road in Houghton-le-Spring at 12.14pm on Tuesday, May 20th.
A pedestrian, a woman in her 70's, was taken to hospital by air ambulance.
Earlier this morning, Tuesday May 27th, she died in hospital.
Police say next of kin are being spoken to and her identity will be released later.
There were two people on the motorbike - the rider and passenger. Both were taken to hospital and released after treatment. Police are continuing to carry out enquiries to establish what happened and are asking any witnesses to contact them.