Appeal after fatal collision in Hebburn

02 Oct 2017 15:00 PM

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Police are appealing for witnesses after a fatal road traffic collision in Hebburn this morning.

At around 9.30am this morning police received a report of a collision involving a car and a female pedestrian.

Emergency services attended the scene  but the female, believed to be aged in her 60s, has sadly been pronounced deceased.

Officers are now in the process of informing her next of kin.

Police have been at the scene this morning and Victoria Road West was closed as they carried out enquiries and collision investigation work. That road has now been re-opened.

The male driver of the vehicle involved in the collision was uninjured  is assisting police with their enquiries.

Enquiries into the collision are ongoing and officers would encourage anyone who saw what happened to get in touch.

Witnesses should call police on 101 quoting log 232 02/10/17.