Alfa Romeo car abandoned after crash in Sunderland's Keir Hardie Way

Police have appealed for help after a car was abandoned after a crash in Sunderland.

Monday, 19th July 2021, 10:27 am

The Alfa Romeo was found in Southwick after apparently crashing through a bus stop and crash barriers on Saturday evening, July 17.

Police say the driver left the area and they have now appealed for help in establishing exactly what happened.

A Northumbria Police spokesperson said: “At about 9pm on Saturday we received a report from a member of the public who had found a white Alfa Romeo car abandoned on Keir Hardie Way.

Sign up to our daily newsletter

The i newsletter cut through the noise

The car was abandoned on Saturday night

"The vehicle had collided with some bushes but the driver had left the area on foot and nobody was in the vehicle.

"No other vehicles are reported to have been involved and enquiries into the incident are ongoing.

"Anyone who has information that could assist police can report it online through the ‘Tell Us Something’ pages of our website quoting reference NP-20210717-1051.”

Support your Echo and become a subscriber today. Enjoy unlimited access to all of our news and sport, see fewer ads, experience faster load times, test your brain with daily puzzles and get access to exclusive newsletters and content. The Sunderland Echo has been on Wearside since 1873, and your support means we can continue telling your stories for generations to come. Click here to subscribe.