A WOMAN is fighting for her life in hospital after being attacked.
The 44-year-old was rushed to Sunderland Royal Hospital in the early hours of this morning after a fight is believed to have broken out at a house in Waskerley Road, Barmston.
A 45-year-old woman has been arrested on suspicion of assault and is being quizzed by police.
The victim remains in hospital in a critical condition.
Anyone with any information is asked to contact Northumbria Police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.