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Police appeal after collision in Houghton le Spring

Police are appealing for witnesses after the collision on Hetton Road Credit: ITV News Tyne Tees

Investigations are ongoing after collision in Houghton le Spring.

It happened around 11.30pm on Saturday night, October 24 when a car travelling on Hetton Road left the carriageway.

The vehicle then collided with some furniture that had been left in the street before coming to a halt in a garden.

The 23-year-old driver was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries and remains in a stable condition.

A 19-year-old female passenger has been treated in hospital for minor injuries.

Police are appealing for any witnesses. They would particularly like to speak to the driver of a light coloured vehicle which was travelling in the same direction from the area of Durham Road into Hetton and back toward Houghton Road.

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