14 year old involved in Sunderland hit and run incident. 

Police are appealing for witnesses following a hit and run collision in Sunderland.

It happened on Friday, March 6, at approximately 9pm at the junction of Washington Road and Hylton Lane. 

A 14-year-old boy pedestrian was crossing the carriageway when he was struck by a vehicle travelling eastbound.  The vehicle, a grey or silver coloured vehicle, failed to stop.  

The teenager is still receiving treatmentat the  Sunderland Royal Hospital for a serious leg injury, whichis not believed to be life-threatening.

Police are appealing for witnesses to comeforward anyone who was in the area at the time and witnessed the collisionis asked to contact Northumbria Police on 101 ext 69191 quoting log number1261 of 06/03/15