Man 'seriously injured' after being hit by car in Jarrow

Perth Avenue in Jarrow,
Perth Avenue in Jarrow,
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A man has been injured after being hit by a car in Jarrow.

The collision happened at about 6pm in Perth Avenue today.

The road was closed while police and ambulance services attended the scene.

An eye witness said: "I hope he is okay, I was there when it happened. I saw people come out to help him then the ambulance arrived."

More information to follow.