Child cyclist hurt after being hit by car in Sunderland

A child has been hit by a car while cycling near a busy Sunderland road.

Friday, 21st September 2018, 5:44 pm
Updated Friday, 21st September 2018, 5:47 pm
The child was hit by a car on Durham Road. Picture credit: Google

Emergency services were called to the collision between a car and the young cyclist on the A690 near Middle Herrington this afternoon.

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The child is not believed to have suffered serious injuries in the crash.

A Northumbria Police spokesperson said: “At 3.43pm police received a report of a two vehicle road traffic collision involving a car and a cyclist on Durham Road in Sunderland.

“Emergency services are attending the scene. The road is not blocked and nobody is believed to have suffered any serious injuries.”