Sunderland pensioner suffers serious leg injuries in car crash

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A PENSIONER was left with serious leg injuries after the car she was travelling in was involved in a smash.

The 74-year-old, from Sunderland, was a passenger in a Seat Ibiza driven by her 75-year-old husband when it was in a collision with an Iveco van.

The woman was taken to hospital for treatment after the accident, which happened on the A693 at Annfield Plain, County Durham, at 11.15am yesterday.

Both her husband and the 50-year-old driver of the van were uninjured.