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.
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.
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.”