Man killed after collision in Whitley Bay

A man has died after a crash in Whitley Bay.

At 5.18pm on Thursday, October 18, police received a report that a Peugeot had collided with a HGV in Monkseaton Drive.

Police, fire and paramedics attended and the two people in the car, a 90-year-old man and an 87-year-old woman, were taken to North Tyneside General Hospital for treatment.

The man later died from his injuries. The woman remains in hospital.

The road was closed for around three hours to allow for collision investigation.

Police are appealing for anyone who was in the area and who witnessed the collision to contact them on 101 ext 69191 quoting reference number 899 09/10/14.