Six-year-old girl in 'serious' condition after three-car smash

A six-year-old girl is seriously ill in hospital today after being injured in a three-car crash in Seaham.

Monday, 24th December 2018, 9:36 am
Updated Tuesday, 8th January 2019, 4:03 pm
The Avenue, Seaham.

Police are appealing for help to find one of the drivers who left the scene in The Avenue shortly before 9pm on Saturday night.

Durham Constabulary confirmed a female child aged six was taken to hospital following the three-car crash.

Her condition today is described as 'serious' but her injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

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A spokesperson for the force said: "Inquiries are still ongoing to locate one of the drivers involved in the three-vehicle collision."

Neighbours described what happened on Saturday night.Anyone with dash cam footage from the surrounding area or any witnesses to contact Durham Police on 101.