A child has been hit by a car while cycling near a busy Sunderland road.
Emergency services were called to the collision between a car and the young cyclist on the A690 near Middle Herrington this afternoon.
The child is not believed to have suffered serious injuries in the crash.
A Northumbria Police spokesperson said: “At 3.43pm police received a report of a two vehicle road traffic collision involving a car and a cyclist on Durham Road in Sunderland.
“Emergency services are attending the scene. The road is not blocked and nobody is believed to have suffered any serious injuries.”