81-year-old injured in collision

22 Nov 2016 09:29 AM

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Police are appealing for witnesses after an 81-year-old man was knocked over by a car in South Tyneside.

The incident happened at 5.20pm on Monday November 21. The man got off a bus on Perth Avenue between Hobart Avenue and Queensland Avenue in South Shields and crossed the road. As he crossed the road he was struck by a Silver Skoda Octavia taxi.

The man was taken to hospital with serious injuries.

Officers are carrying out enquiries and appealing for witnesses.

Anyone with information should contact Northumbria Police on 101 quoting reference 734 211116.

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