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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.

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