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Two cars involved in a collision in Gateshead

Dated: 08 Jan 2016 19:00 PM

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A man has been taken to hospital after a collision in Gateshead.

The collision happened at 3.05pm this afternoon (Friday, January 8) on Jobling Avenue in Winlaton involving two vehicles.

North Street is currently closed at the junction with Burn Road and Jobling Avenue while vehicles are removed and officers carry out enquiries into the incident.

The driver of vehicle, aged 78, has been taken to hospital where he is currently in a critical condition.

The driver of the second vehicle was not injured.

Officers are carrying out enquiries into the collision and are asking any witnesses to get in contact.

Any witnesses should ring Northumbria Police on 101 quoting reference 644 080116.