Driver continues to fight for his life after horror smash

Police officers at the scene of the crash on Lizard Lane, Whitburn.
Police officers at the scene of the crash on Lizard Lane, Whitburn.
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A driver who suffered ‘life-changing’ injuries in a horror smash at the weekend is still fighting for survival.

The 31-year-old man is in intensive care at Newcastle’s Royal Victoria Infirmary after being involved in a car crash on Saturday.

Police officers at the scene of the crash on Lizard Lane, Whitburn.

Police officers at the scene of the crash on Lizard Lane, Whitburn.

Officers were called to Lizard Lane, Whitburn, near to the junction with Kitchener Road, at 1.53pm, where a silver Ford Focus had left the road.

The car was left on its roof in a field.

Police said the driver suffered ‘serious, life’ changing’ injuries and are appealing for information from the public.

A spokesman for Northumbria Police said: “The injured man remains in intensive care at the RVI. His condition remains critical but stable.”

Police officers at the scene of the crash on Lizard Lane, Whitburn.

Police officers at the scene of the crash on Lizard Lane, Whitburn.

Anyone with information should call police on 101, quoting reference 602 02/04/16