A 19 year old woman is in a potentially life-threatening condition in hospital after a crash between car and a van on Tyneside.
It happened on Watergate Bank in the Sunniside area of Gateshead at about 9.40 this morning.
The road is currently closed and diversions are in place through Pennyfine Road.
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