Motorbike crash teen fights for life

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A TEENAGER was fighting for his life today after his motorbike crashed into a wall.

Police said the 15-year-old hit the wall in Ettrick Grove, High Barnes, Sunderland, at about 5.42pm yesterday.

He was taken to Newcastle’s Royal Victoria Infirmary with serious injuries and was in a critical condition.

The road was closed for almost three hours while officers carried out inquiries.

Anyone with information, or who might have seen the motorbike in the area before the crash, is asked to contact Northumbria Police Roads Policing Unit on 101 ext 69191.