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South Shields hit and run arrest

A man has been arrested in connection with a hit and run in South Tyneside that left another man with serious injuries.

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Man in hospital after hit and run

A man is in a serious condition in hospital after being hit by a car in South Shields.

The 22 year old was hit on Westoe Road at just before 4am this morning. He was taken to the Royal Victoria Infirmary in Newcastle with a head injury and is in a serious but stable condition.

The driver of the silver estate car failed to stop. Police are appealing for witnesses to contact them.

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