POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a woman was hit by a car causing serious injuiries. 

The incident happened at about 4.30pm yesterday at the mini-roundabout between Cambridge Street and the bottom of Clyde Terrace, in Spennymoor.

The pedestrian – a 59-year-old woman - was struck by the silver Hyundai I40 as she crossed the road.

Anyone who witnessed the crash, or  has any dashcam footage which may help the investigation is asked to call 101 and ask for acting Sergeant Andy Wells.