Witness appeal after fatal collision in Newcastle

17 Dec 2017 17:00 PM

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Witness appeal after fatal collision in Newcastle.

At about 3pm yesterday, Saturday December 16, police received a report of a single vehicle collision on Bentinck Road.

Emergency services attended after a BMW collided with a pedestrian and hit a house.

Sadly the pedestrian, 60-year-old Sylvia Mallaby, was pronounced dead at the scene. Specially trained officers are supporting her family during this difficult time.

Police enquiries are on-going to determine the circumstances of the incident and as a result a 27-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and released on bail pending further enquiries.

Any witnesses, or anyone with any dashcam footage, is asked to contact Northumbria Police on 101 and quote reference number 594 16/12/17 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.