Fight­ing for life

The Chronicle - - News -

A 21-YEAR-OLD man who was hit by a car on the Tyne Bridge re­mains crit­i­cally ill.

Po­lice have con­firmed that the pedes­trian in­jured in the early hours of Satur­day is Con­nor McDade, from the Hartle­pool area.

Mr McDade was hit by a Ford Fi­esta on the south­bound side of the bridge near to the junc­tion with Askew Road in Gateshead shortly af­ter 3.15am.

He sus­tained in­juries de­scribed as “se­ri­ous and life-threat­en­ing”.

The driver of the Ford Fi­esta has been as­sist­ing the po­lice with their in­quiries.

Any­one who wit­nessed the ac­c­ci­dent is asked to get in touch with Northum­bria Po­lice via 101 and quote ref­er­ence 182 14/04/18.

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