A CHILD was flown to hospital after being hit by a car in Sunderland.
Police were called to Aintree Road, Farringdon, at 3.33pm today after a child pedestrian was struck by a car.
The youngster was taken to Newcastle’s Royal Victoria Infirmary by the Great North Air Ambulance, with injuries that are serious but not believed to be life-threatening.
Inquiries are ongoing and anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101 ext 69191, quoting reference number 696 10/04/15.
Photographer Chris Sloanes captured the airlift in these dramatic pictures.