Victim of Sunderland hit-and-run remains 'critical' as police recover car

Forensic investigations have begun on a vehicle recovered as part of a hit-and-run probe.

Wednesday, 2nd October 2019, 1:12 pm
Forensic markers at the scene in Ramillies Road.

Police recovered a silver Renault shortly after the incident, which happened at 3.20am on Tuesday, October 1 at Ramillies Road, Red House, Sunderland.

Northumbria Police confirmed on Wednesday, October 2 that the man, who is 33, remains in hospital in a critical but stable condition.

Ramillies Road was closed off for several hours while recovery work took place.

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A silver Renault was then located in a car park in Roedean Road, Sunderland. It has been recovered for forensic investigation.

Inquiries to locate the driver of the car are ongoing.

The road remained closed for several hours while forensic investigations took place at the scene.

Scene of Crime Officers at work.

Contact the force on 101 with any information, quoting reference 84 011019.