Man taken to hospital with serious injuries following a collision in Northumberland

Northumbria Police are appealing for witnesses after a serious crash leaves an 18-year-old man in hospital.

By Ryan Smith
Sunday, 13th December 2020, 3:34 pm

The incident happened at around 6.50am on Sunday, December 13, when officers received a report of a collision on the northbound carriageway of the A189 Spine Road, Cramlington.

The crash, which was just north of the Three Horse Shoes roundabout in Cramlington, is understood to have involved a car and a cyclist.

Emergency services attended the scene and discovered an injured 18-year-old man in the road, with the vehicle and cycle both remaining at the scene.

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The incident took place on Sunday (December 13) morning. Photo: Google Maps.

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He was transported to hospital via an ambulance and he remains in a critical condition.

Police have confirmed that an investigation has been launched to work out the circumstances surrounding the incident and have asked for any witnesses to come forward.

Inspector Dean Hood of the Northumbria Police’s Motor Patrols department said: “This was a tragic incident and we are supporting the family of the injured man at this difficult time.

“This is very much a live investigation and we are asking for anyone who might have witnessed the collision, or motorists who might have any dashcam footage from the area to get in touch and help us with our enquiries.

Anyone with information relating to the crash is asked to contact officers using the “Tell Us Something” page on the Northumbria Police website and quote log number 189 131220.

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