A group of men fled the scene of a two car crash in North Shields this morning.
Police are appealing for witnesses after a Peugeot 206 and a Citroen C4 Picasso crashed on Waterville Road at 9am on Saturday, September.
There was one man in the Citroen and he has been taken to the RVI hospital to be checked over.
Officers believe there was three or four men in the Peugeot.
All fled the scene before police arrived however one of the men collapsed and was taken to hospital for treatment.
Enquiries are ongoing into the incident.
Anyone who witnessed the collision is asked to contact police on 101 ext 69191 quoting reference number 379 19/09/15.