Hunt for driver after man seriously injured in Sunderland hit and run

A man has been seriously injured after being hit by a car in the early hours of Tuesday.

Wednesday, 2nd October 2019, 11:17 am

Emergency services were called to Ramillies Road, in the Red House area of Sunderland, where a man had been hit by a car.

The 33-year-old suffered serious injuries in the incident and was taken to a major trauma centre.

The car fled the scene and officers investigating the hit and run are now searching for the vehicle.

Police remain at the scene of Ramillies Road, Redhouse

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The road is currently closed. Police and forensics officers remain at the scene.

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A spokesman for Northumbria Police said: “At about 3.20am, officers attended the scene where a man had been hit by a car. The car made off from the scene.

“Inquiries are ongoing to locate the vehicle.”

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