Motorcyclist rushed to hospital after crash

A motorcyclist has been taken to hospital with head injuries after a crash in South Shields.

Saturday, 21st October 2017, 4:28 pm
Updated Monday, 11th December 2017, 4:23 pm
The scene of the incident in Simonside

Emergency services attended Wenlock Road in the Simonside area just before 2pm today.

A section of the road was taped off by police following the incident.

The North East Ambulance Service said: "The initial call came in at 13.57.

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"A male had come off a motorbike and had a head injury.

"They went by land ambulance to the RVI hospital in Newcastle."

Further details of the casualty's condition are not known.