Fatal collision in Windy Nook

10 Jun 2016 09:00 AM

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Police are appealing for witnesses after a man died in a collision in Gateshead.

The collision happened around 9.25pm on Thursday, June 9, in Whitehill Drive, near to the junction with Campion Gardens, in Windy Nook. A motorbike left the road and collided with a road sign.

The rider, a 42-year-old man, suffered serious injuries and was taken to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital where he was pronounced dead. A 19-year-old pillion on the bike was also injured, his injuries are serious but not believed to be life-threatening.

The road was closed for a short time to allow officers to carry out enquiries into the collision.

Enquiries are going and police are appealing for witnesses.

Any witnesses are asked to contact Northumbria Police on 101 quoting reference 1251 090616.


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