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Newcastle crash: woman released on bail

A woman arrested after six people were injured after being hit by a car in Newcastle has been released on bail pending further investigations.

Police are continuing enquiries into the collision behind Westgate Community College on Sunday morning. The 42-year-old local woman arrested by police has now been released.

Of the six people injured during the incident four remain in hospital receiving treatment for various injuries.

Police say extra officers remain out on the streets to reassure the public.

Special prayers at Newcastle Central Mosque after Muslims hit by car at Eid celebration

Imam Abdul Basith, from Newcastle Central Mosque, says those who attend the mosque in the west end "live like a family" and therefore wanted to pray for those injured after a car crashed into Muslims attending an Eid event in Newcastle on Sunday.

The Imam says their thoughts are with those affected by the crash.


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