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Police appeal for witnesses to a serious collision in Sunderland

Police are appealing for witnesses following a serious collision in Sunderland.

At around 3.10pm yesterday, police received a report of a road traffic collision that occurred on Fulwell Road near All Saints Parish Hall.

A white Vauxhall van collided with a 62 year-old male, who was left with life-threatening injuries.

The man was flown to the RVI, Newcastle, where he remains in a critical condition.

The driver of the van was taken to Sunderland Royal Hospital where he remains in a stable condition.

The incident closed the road for more than four hours.

Police would like to hear from anyone who may have witnessed the collision or who was in the area at the time that it occurred who may have dash cam footage of the incident.

Anyone with any information should contact us on 101 and quote reference number 624 06/03/18 or you can contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.