A MAN needed hospital treatment after being hit by a car.
The 22-year-old suffered minor injuries in the incident in Somerset Cottages, Silksworth.
Paramedics called police and the injured man was taken to Sunderland Royal Hospital.
A 23-year-old was arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving and has been released on police bail.
Police were called to the scene just before 2am on Saturday.
Elsewhere, two women, a child and a man were taken to hospital after a crash in Durham City.
Two vehicles collided near Leazes Bowl roundabout in Durham just before 9pm yesterday.
The two women had to be cut free from their cars by firefighters.