Police called to a Sunderland street after man found with potentially life-threatening injuries

Northumbria Police were called to a Southwick street after a man was found with “significant” head injuries.

Friday, 26th March 2021, 9:11 am

Officers were called to Kismet Street in Southwick at around 7.30am on Thursday, March 25 after receiving reports of concerns for the welfare of a man.

Emergency services attended the scene and found that he had “significant” head injuries that have been reported as “potentially life-threatening”.

It is understood that he was taken to hospital where he currently remains in a critical but stable condition.

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Police were called to Kismet Street in Southwick after receiving reports of concern for the welfare of man. Photo: Google Maps.

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Police initially launched an investigation into the incident in an effort to determine the circumstances surrounding how he came to suffer the injuries – with detectives carrying out a range of inquires within the local area yesterday.

It has been revealed that officers are now satisfied that the man had suffered his injuries as a result of a fall and that there was no third party involvement.

A force spokesperson said: “At 7.30am yesterday (Thursday) we received a report of concern for the welfare of a man on Kismet Street, Sunderland.

“Emergency services attended and found the man with significant head injuries that are described as potentially life-threatening. He was taken to hospital where he remains in a critical but stable condition.

“Officers are satisfied the man suffered his injuries as a result of a fall. There was not believed to be any third party involvement.

"Anyone with information is asked to call 101 quoting log 127 250321.”

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