School girl injured in collision

11 Jan 2017 17:00 PM

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Police are appealing for witnesses after a school girl was hit by a car in north Tyneside.

At around 3.50pm on Wednesday, January 11, police received a report that a school girl had been hit by a car on A1056 Killingworth Way in Killingworth.

Emergency services attended and the girl was taken to hospital by paramedics with suspected serious injuries.

The road has been closed between the Station Road junction and the Greenhills roundabouts to allow officers to deal with the incident.

Officers are carrying out enquiries to establish exactly what happened but have now appealed for any witnesses to get in touch.

The area was very busy at the time and a number of people would have seen the collision.

Any witnesses, or anyone with information that may help police should contact officers on 101 quoting log 837 11/01/17.

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