Four men have been arrested after a man was allegedly assaulted in Sunderland.
Police received a report of a collision involving a van and a Renault Clio in North View, South Hylton, at 2.42pm today..
The driver of the Clio is believed to have been assaulted by the occupants of the van before they made off.
Four people have been arrested and the driver of the Clio has been treated for injuries. He is in a stable condition.
Anyone who saw anything is asked to contact police on 101 quoting reference number 627 21/12/15.