Pensioner fighting for her life after Sunderland crash closes road

A woman in her 70s is in a critical condition in hospital after a collision in a Sunderland street.

Wednesday, 5th February 2020, 8:43 am
Updated Thursday, 6th February 2020, 9:34 am

Emergency services were called to Doxford Park Way in Sunderland at 5.45pm on Tuesday, February 4 following reports of a collision between a car and a pedestrian.

A Northumbria Police spokesman confirmed to the Echo on Wedneday, February 5 that the woman is in a critical but stable condition.

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Emergency vehicles at the scene of the collision on Wednesday, February 5.

A force statement added: “The driver of the vehicle was not injured and was spoken to by police at the scene.

“The road was closed to allow officers to carry out their investigation but it was re-opened at about 9pm.”

Contact the force on 101 quoting log 820 04/02/20.