Grandmother and two-year-old hit by car

A WOMAN and her grandson were injured after being hit by a car in Whitley Bay.

The accident happened in Newsteads Drive, near to the Sainsbury’s store at the junction with Monkseaton Drive, at 2.15pm on Tuesday.

The 52-year-old grandmother was pushing her two-year-old grandson in a buggy when they were hit by a Mini.

Paramedics took the pair to Newcastle’s Royal Infirmary.

The woman was suffering from a head injury and the young boy had a broken leg.

Any witnesses should contact the police’s road policing unit on 101 ext 69191.