Collision on Central Motorway
13 Dec 2016 13:22 PM[View Full Size]
Police investigating a collision in Newcastle are continuing to appeal for witnesses.
The collision happened at 10.05am yesterday morning (Monday, December 12) when a car drove into the back of a lorry on the southbound carriageway of the central motorway.
The driver of the car involved, a 53 year old woman, was taken to the RVI where she remains in a critical life-threatening condition. At this stage it is believed her injuries were caused by a medical episode.
The driver of the HGV stopped at the scene but left before police arrived, however, has now been in contact with police.
Officers are carrying out enquiries and are appealing for any witnesses to the collision to come forward.
Any witnesses should ring Northumbria Police on 101 quoting reference 255 121216.