Fatal collision in North Shields

23 Dec 2015 14:09 PM

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Police are appealing for witnesses after a fatal collision in North Shields.

At 12:27pm on Wednesday, December 23, police received a report of a collision on the A187 at North Shields.

Officers attended the scene where a motorcyclist had collided with the central reservation.

Paramedics attended but the man was pronounced dead at the scene.

A second motorcyclist was also involved in the collision and he has been taken to hospital with injuries not believed to be life threatening.

The road is currently closed and diversions are in place.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact police on 101 quoting reference 453 231215.