Teenager injured after being hit by car

News from Northumbria Police
News from Northumbria Police

A teenager suffered minor leg injuries after being hit by a car.

The 14-year-old was injured after being hit by a navy coloured Range Rover in Waterville Road, North Shields, at around 5.40pm on Wednesday, September 18.

Police and paramedics attended and the injured boy was taken to hospital where he received treatment for minor leg injuries.

A 28-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving and is on police bail pending further enquiries.

Enquiries into the collision are ongoing and officers are keen for any witnesses to contact them.

Anyone with information to help is asked to call police on 101 ext 69191 quoting reference number 822 16/09/15.