Biker taken to hospital after collision with car on South Shields road
A motorcyclist was taken to hospital after being injured in a road collision in South Shields.
The biker was heading down Mortimer Road when they were involved in a collision with a car.
The incident happened at about 12.45pm on Friday.
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The biker was taken to hospital with suspected broken bones.
The road was closed for more than two hours while the bike was recovered.