Man dead, woman critical after motor trike crash

Gazette news
Gazette news

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a fatal crash in North Tyneside last night.

It happened at 10.43pm in Windsor Crescent, near the junction with Windsor Avenue in Cullercoats, when an RF1 Motor Trike left the road and collided with a wall.

The rider, a 60-year-old man, was taken to North Tyneside General Hospital, where he later died.

The rear passenger, a 36-year-old woman, was taken to the Royal Victoria Infirmary in Newcastle, where she is in a critical condition.

The road was closed for four hours while police investigated the accident and the vehicle was recovered.

Any witnesses or anyone with information can contact officers on 101, ext 69191.