Witnesses sought following hit and run
Dated: 13 Feb 2012
Police are appealing for witnesses to a hit and run in Gateshead which left a man with serious injuries.
It happened at about 7pm on Wednesday February 8 outside the Traveller's Rest pub on Old Durham Road.
A 52-year-old man was crossing the road when he was hit by a car.
The car did not stop at the scene and continued along Old Durham Road in the direction of Gateshead town centre.
The victim suffered 11 fractured ribs, a collapsed lung and a broken ankle. He is currently still in hospital.