Woman critical after South Tyneside crash

A woman remains critically ill in hospital after being stuck by a car on South Tyneside.

The 79-year-old was hit by a Vauxhall Corsa on the A194 Western Approach at South Shields, close to the junction with Dean Road on Friday at around 4:25pm. She was taken to Newcastle's Royal Victoria Infirmary for treatment.

Any witnesses are being asked to contact Northumbria Police on 101.

Advertisement

Police appeal after South Tyneside crash

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