Man dies after falling from High Level bridge

13 Sep 2016 21:00 PM

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A man has died after falling from the High Level Bridge.

At 6:29pm on Tuesday, September 13, police recieved a report that a man had fallen from the High Level Bridge in Gateshead.

Officers and paramedics attended however the man was pronounced dead at the scene.

A section of road next to the Riverbeat restaurant was closed to allow emergency services to respond.

Enquiries are ongoing into his death and anyone with any information is asked to contact police on 101 quoting reference number 912 13/09/16.


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