Woman hit by a bus in South Tyneside

A woman was taken to hospital after being hit by a bus in South Tyneside.

Saturday, 26th November 2016, 1:16 pm
Updated Tuesday, 6th December 2016, 2:40 pm
The woman was taken to hospital.

The woman, believed to be in her 60s, is thought to have suffered a head injury in the collision.

It happened at the junction of Chesterton Road and Sheridan Road in Biddick Hall, South Shields at around 6.50pm on Friday.

A spokesman for North East Ambulance Service said a crew from the rapid response team and an ambulance were sent to the scene.

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Police were also in attendance and traffic was diverted from the area while the woman was being treated.

She was taken to hospital with unconfirmed injuries.