Police are appealing for witnesses after a 73-year-old man was seriously injured in a collision with a car.
The accident happened in North Road, near Asda supermarket, in Boldon Colliery, on at 12.45pm on Tuesday.
The man, a pedestrian, was knocked over by a BMW.
He suffered serious but not life-threatening injuries and was taken to South Tyneside District Hospital for treatment.
Any witnesses are asked to contact Northumbria Police on 101, quoting reference 457 150817.