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Man suffers serious injuries in Blyth car crash

Credit: ITV Tyne Tees

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man suffered serious head and leg injuries in a car crash in Blyth.

At 6pm on Monday evening a black Ford Transit collided with a 43-year-old man outside the old Fire Station on Cowpen Road.

The man was taken to the RVI by air ambulance where he is in a stable condition.

Northumbria Police investigate video appearing to show officers confronting man

A video circulated on social media appearing to show a confrontation between 3 Northumbria Police officers and a man is being investigated by the force.

Police say they are aware of the video and confirmed it related to an incident in South Shields on Thursday night. They say they are 'very concerned about what this video appears to show' and are treating it 'very seriously.'

We have been made aware of a video on facebook involving our police officers attending an incident in South Shields last night. We are very concerned about what this video appears to show and would like to assure people we are taking action to identify those concerned and establish exactly what happened.

We are treating this very seriously, we expect our police officers to act with the utmost professionalism and we will take robust positive action against any wrongdoing."

– Northumbria Police
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