Man arrested after boy, 11, hurt in Easington Lane crash
A man has been arrested after an 11-year-old boy was seriously hurt in a collision with a van while riding his bike near Sunderland.
Police described the youngster's injuries as "potentially life-threatening" after the incident at Easington Lane on Monday.
The boy, who has not been named, was taken to Newcastle's Royal Victoria Infirmary by air ambulance.
Northumbria Police said a 49-year-old man had been bailed pending inquiries.