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Hit and run collision in Gateshead

01 Feb 2016 16:00 PM

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Police are appealing for information after a hit and run collision in Gateshead.

Around 8:45pm on Saturday, January 23, a red Vauxhall Astra collided with four cars in Stone Street in Felling.

The occupants of the Astra then got out of the vehicle and fled the scene before police arrived.

A man in one of the vehicles that the Astra collided with was injured and required hospital treatment.

Enquiries are ongoing into the incident and police want to hear from anyone who might have seen the old shape red Astra (reg R787MVK) driving erratically in the area around the time of the collision to contact them.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact police on 101 quoting reference number 1079 23/01/16.