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 Appeal following collision in South Hetton


Police are appealing for witnesses after a light goods vehicle collided with a pedestrian on the A182, east of South Hetton, in the early hours of this morning.

Officers are particular keen to hear from a couple seen walking along the side of the road at the time of the incident, approximately 1.50am.

Anyone with Dash Cam footage is also urged to get in touch.

The female pedestrian suffered serious injuries and was taken to James Cook University Hospital, in Middlesbrough.

Witnesses are asked to call Durham Constabulary on 101, quoting incident reference 22 of June 19.