Teenager dies after Sunderland car collision

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A TEENAGE girl hit by a car in Sunderland has died.

The 17-year-old pedestrian was seriously injured in a collision in Ormonde Street, Sunderland, on Tuesday September 17.

She has now been identified as Sarah Jane Burke, 17, of Cleveland Road in Sunderland.

A 39-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving. He is currently in police custody.

Officers are continuing to appeal for information into the collision and anyone who was in Ormonde Street and who saw what happened is asked to contact police on 101 ext 69191.