Tyne & Wear

Woman, 85, killed in car crash in North Tyneside

An 85-year-old woman has died after being struck by a car in North Tyneside.

The pedestrian was hit on Tuesday at 14:40 GMT by a light blue Fiat Punto on West Percy Street in North Shields, adjacent to Heron Foods.

The woman, said to be from the local area, later died from her injuries in North Tyneside General Hospital.

Northumbria Police are appealing for anyone with any information to contact them.

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