It happened shortly after midnight on Thursday January 18th on Scotswood Road
Two Arrests After North Shields Hit And Run
Two people have been arrested after a man was injured in a hit and run in North Shields.
A 28 year old man and a 20 year old woman are being questioned on suspicion of theft of a motor vehicle and remain in custody.
A 72 year old man was hit by the car on Saville Street at around 9.40am and has been taken to the Royal Victoria Infirmary in Newcastle.
His condition is not life threatening.
The car involved has been recovered by Northumbria Police and they urge anyone with information to contact them on 101.
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