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Serious injury collision in Sunderland

09 Aug 2017 09:15 AM

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Police are appealing for witnesses following a multi-vehicle collision in Sunderland.

It happened at 7.13pm on Tuesday, August 8, on the A19, northbound, approximately a quarter of a mile north of the B1404.

It involved four vehicles and resulted in a pedestrian from one of the vehicles being struck by a vehicle in the carriageway.

Two occupants from the vehicles suffered serious injuries and were taken to the Royal Victoria Infirmary both remain in a serious condition receiving treatment in hospital.

The road was closed for six hours to facilitate treatment of casualties and investigation of the collision.

Police are appealing for any witnesses to the collision to call 101 and quote reference 1005 08/08/17.