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Driver injured in collision

05 Jun 2017 11:00 AM

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Police are appealing for information after a collision in Sunderland. 

The collision happened around 5.30pm on Sunday, May 28, on the A1018 Ryhope Road at the traffic lights with The Cedars in Grangetown between a silver Skoda Fabia and a black coloured Ford Focus.  

The driver of the Focus, a 69-year-old man, suffered serious injuries and is in a serious condition in hospital. His injuries are potentially life-threatning.  

Officers are carrying out enquiries and are keen to identify the driver of a dark coloured saloon type vehicle that was seen in the area at the time of the collision. 

Anyone with information is asked to contact Northumbria Police on 101 quoting reference 863 280517 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.   

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