Collision near Tyne Bridge

18 Mar 2015 14:00 PM

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Police are appealing for witnesses after a collision in central Newcastle.

At just before 8:53pm on Tuesday, March 17, a Ford Fiesta was travelling northbound on the Central Motorway when it was involved in a collision with a pedestrian who was attempting to cross the road just after the Tyne Bridge.

The pedestrian, a 36-year-old man, was taken to the RVI hospital with serious injuries and remains in hospital in a critical but stable condition.

Enquiries are ongoing into the collision and anyone who witnessed the incident is asked to contact police on 101 ext 69191 quoting reference number 1081 17/03/15.