A teenager girl has suffered head injuries after being knocked over in Hartlepool.
Police are appealing for information after a Citroen C3 and a 13-year-old girl collided on Wynyard Road (at the junction with Kilmarnock Road) on Friday.
The collision happened at about 2pm and the girl was taken to James Cook University Hospital where she is receiving treatment for a fractured skull and head injuries. She is in a critical but stable condition.
Anyone with information regarding the incident or anyone who witnessed it is asked to contact PC Sharon Smith on the non-emergency 101 number, Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or www.crimestoppers-uk.org.