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 Appeal after collision leaves man with significant head injuries


​OFFICERS are appealing for witnesses to a collision which left a man with significant head injuries.

The 72-year-old man had been crossing North Road, in Durham City, when a red Audi A3 reversed and struck him, causing him to fall to the floor.

He sustained significant head injuries and was taken to Newcastle’s Royal Victoria Infirmary where he remains.

The collision happened at around 12.40pm on Saturday, August 10, near the bus station and officers are appealing for any witnesses to come forward.

A Durham Constabulary spokesman said: “This was quite a busy area at the time so we are keen to speak to anyone who may have witnessed the collision.”

Anyone with any information should call Durham Constabulary on 101 and ask to speak to PC Dixon from the Road Policing Unit.