Pedestrian injured in Blyth hit and run

06 Dec 2017 09:00 AM

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Police are appealing for witnesses following a hit and run collision in Blyth, when a pedestrian was injured.

It happened on Wednesday, November 15, at 4.15pm.  A 52-year-old woman was crossing Tynedale Drive when she was struck by an unknown vehicle which had driven onto Tynedale Drive from Cowpen Road. 

The male driver briefly stopped and spoke to the woman, who had fallen to the ground, before driving off without leaving his details.  The injured woman flagged down a passing car for help.  Emergency services attended and she received treatment at the scene by a paramedic and was taken to NSECH with minor injuries. 

The vehicle is described as a silver coloured possibly Vauxhall type car, the  driver is described as of Eastern European appearance, 6 feet tall, dark hair and wearing a gold/ orange jumper. 

Police are appealing for the driver to come forward.  They also want to speak to anyone who witnessed the collision to call 101 quoting reference 807 of 15/11/17.