Tyne & Wear

Girl, 11, seriously injured after Newcastle hit-and-run

An 11-year-old girl has regained consciousness in hospital after receiving serious injuries in a hit-and-run crash in Newcastle.

The incident happened at about 15:30 BST on Hexham Road, Throckley, on Monday.

The girl was taken to the Royal Victoria Infirmary by the Great North Air Ambulance, and is said to be in a stable condition.

Northumbria police are appealing for witnesses to help trace the vehicle.

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