Police appeal after South Tyneside crash

Witnesses are being sought after a woman was hit by a car in South Shields on Friday

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South Shields crash scene in pictures

A 79-year-old woman is critically injured in hospital after being hit by a car on the A194 Western Approach at South Shields. It happened close to the junction with Dean Road on Friday at around 4:25pm.

Below are some pictures of the crash scene:

The incident happened on the A194 Western Approach on Friday Credit: ITV
A female pedestrian was hit by a car at around 4:25pm Credit: ITV
The road was closed for several hours as police investigated the crash site Credit: ITV
The 79-year-old has been taken to Newcastle's Royal Victoria Infirmary Credit: ITV

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