Woman airlifted to hospital after being hit by car which then crashed into wall on Sunderland street
A woman has been airlifted to hospital after a crash between a pedestrian and a car.
Traffic was diverted away from Springwell Road in Sunderland following the crash at 3.40pm today, Tuesday, July 23.
The road has since reopened.
A spokesperson for Northumbria Police said: “It was reported that a 58-year-old woman had been struck by a car which had then gone through a garden wall.
“Springwell Road has been closed from the A183 to the A690 whilst emergency services work.
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“The pedestrian has been taken to hospital with what is believed to be serious injuries.”
A spokesperson for the North East Ambulance Service added: ”A female patient was airlifted to the Royal Victoria Infirmary’s A&E.”
Anyone with information which could help officers is asked to call 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously via 0800 555 111 or through its website crimestoppers-uk.org/.