Tyne & Wear

Arrests after girls hit by car in Sunderland

Two men have been arrested after two girls were hit by a car in Sunderland.

The girls, aged 10 and 11, were in Mainsforth Terrace West at 16:00 BST on Friday when they were struck by a blue MGZR, Northumbria Police confirmed.

The 10-year-old suffered serious but non-life threatening injuries, the force said.

Two men, aged 28 and 29, have been arrested in connection with the collision and are due to be questioned in custody.

Officers are appealing for witness to the crash or for anyone who saw a car being driven erratically in the area to come forward.

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