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Police appeal after serious collision on Tyne Bridge

14 Apr 2018 09:00 AM

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Police are appealing for information after a serious injury collision in Newcastle.

The collision happened shortly after 3.15am on Saturday, April 14.

Emergency services attended after a Ford Fiesta travelling southbound on the Tyne Bridge collided with a pedestrian near to the junction with Askew Road.

The 21-year-old pedestrian was taken to hospital with serious and life threatening injuries.

The driver is currently assisting police with their enquiries.

The Tyne Bridge was temporarily closed whilst enquiries were carried out but has since reopened.

Police are now asking for anyone who witnessed the incident, or may have dashcam footage from around the location between 3.15am and 3.30am, to get in touch via 101 and quote reference 182 14/04/18.