Update: Witness appeal after collision in Sunderland

29 May 2017 08:00 AM

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Police are appealing for witnesses after a collision on the A1018 Ryhope Road, Sunderland on Sunday May 28th 2017.

At approx 5.30pm, Sunday May 28, police received reports of a collision at the traffic light junction of the Cedars and Ryhope Road, Sunderland.

The collision involved a silver coloured Skoda Fabia and a black coloured Ford Focus. The police are also appealing for the driver of another dark red coloured vehicle, which is also believed to be present at the time, to come forward.

The driver of the Focus, a 69-year-old-man, is currently in hospital with serious potentially life changing injuries. Any witnesses are asked to contact Northumbria Police on 101 quoting reference 858 28/05/17.