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Hebburn fatal collision

17 Nov 2017 12:26 PM

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Police are appealing for information following a fatal collision between a car and an elderly pedestrian in Hebburn.

At around 2.15pm on Thursday, November 16, a red Ford Fiesta was travelling on Victoria Road West when it collided with an 88-year-old pedestrian near to the junction of South Drive.

Emergency services responded and the man was taken to hospital with serious injuries but sadly died. 

The driver was spoken to by officers at the scene. They were not injured but left very shaken by the incident.

The road was closed for approximately two hours to allow officers to carry out their investigation.

Enquiries into the incident are ongoing and police are now appealing for any witnesses to come forward.

Officers particularly want to speak to any motorists who were driving in the area at the time and may have dash board footage that can be reviewed by police. 

If you can help police then please get in touch by calling 101 quoting ref 613 16/11/17.