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Police appeal after schoolgirl hit by car in North Tyneside

Police are appealing for witnesses after a schoolgirl was hit by a car in North Tyneside.

Police appeal after schoolgirl hit by car in North Tyneside Credit: Northumbria Police

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.

Car ploughs into a house in Killingworth

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.


Fundraiser follows Percy Hedley equipment theft

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: