Appeal for witnesses following collision in Newcastle

01 Dec 2016 15:00 PM

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Police are appealing for information following a serious collision in Newcastle today.

At around 1pm this afternoon (Thursday) police received a report of a collision between a Citreon Picasso and a motorbike at the junction of Maple Terrace and Westmoreland Road.

Emergency services attended and the driver of the Citreon was taken to hospital with minor injuries.

The male driver of the motorbike was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Maple terrace was closed near to the junction of Camrbidge Street following the incident and currently remains closed.

Police would now like anyone who witnessed the incident to get in touch on 101 quoting log 435 01/12/16.