Police are appealing for witnesses after a schoolgirl was hit by a car in North Tyneside.
At around 4pm on January 11th, police received a report that a schoolgirl had been hit by a car on A1056 Killingworth Way in Killingworth.
Emergency services attended and the girl was taken to hospital by paramedics with suspected serious injuries.
The road has been closed between the Station Road junction and the Greenhills roundabouts to allow officers to deal with the incident.
Officers are carrying out enquiries to establish exactly what happened and are appealing for witnesses. Any witnesses, or anyone with information that may help police should contact officers on 101 quoting log 837 11/01/17.
Five people have been injured after a crash involving three cars on the A19.
It happened at around 9.15pm on Monday, August 1, on the A19 northbound between the Holystone and Killingworth junctions.
Police are appealing for witnesses, and want to hear from anyone who saw a red and a white car driving northbound on the A19 just before the crash.
A car has gone through a garden fence and hit a house in Killingworth near Newcastle.
It happened this morning (15th June) but no-one has been seriously injured.
An expert will now be called out to assess the house and the road (Garth 25) is currently closed.
The junction at Simonside Way is also closed to traffic.
Police are appealing for information after a takeaway delivery driver was robbed in North Tyneside.
Two men approached the driver and he returned to his car. They demanded money and a quantity was taken. The incident happened at 9.25pm on October 10 in Swindale Drive in Killingworth.
The 34-year-old driver was not injured.
Any witnesses are asked to contact Northumbria Police on 101.
The Northumberland Masons will be holding a charity rugby fun day at the Percy Hedley Sports Academy at Killingworth. There will be live bands, wheelchair rugby, classic motorbikes and climbing. The day will end with a match between Northumberland and Durham masons.
It follows the theft of equipment from the academy's van. A theft that took place outside while members were attending a presentation.
The news has come as a huge blow to the staff at Percy Hedley - Kenny Toal reports:
The Percy Hedley Foundation, in Killingworth, provides care and education for children with cerebral palsy. The school attracts youngsters from all over the country. Derek Proud took a tour of the school.
Concern is growing for a teenager who has been missing from North Tyneside for six days.
Katherine Wilson left her West Wynd address in Killingworth on Saturday, June 16, after an argument. The 15-year-old has not been seen since.
Police say she could be with an 18-year-old man.