Gateshead crash leaves cyclist with ‘life-threatening’ injuries as police ask for public help

Police are appealing to anyone who witnessed the collision, or those with dash cam footage, to contact them.Police are appealing to anyone who witnessed the collision, or those with dash cam footage, to contact them.
Police are appealing to anyone who witnessed the collision, or those with dash cam footage, to contact them. | Northumbria Police
Anyone with information should use the ‘Tell us Something’ page of our website or call 101, quoting NP-20230503-1443.

Officers are appealing for witnesses to come forward after a man sustained life-threatening injuries in a road traffic collision in Gateshead.

At about 11.40pm on Wednesday (May 3), a Mercedes minibus and a man on a bicycle collided on the A694 Lockhaugh Road at the junction with Sherburn Park Drive, in Rowlands Gill.

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The man who was on the bike, aged 44, suffered life-threatening injuries in the collision but was taken to hospital for treatment hospital and is now in a critical but stable condition.

The driver of the minibus remained at the scene following the collision to assist officers with their enquiries.

Police are now appealing to anyone who witnessed the collision, or those with dash cam footage, to contact them.

Anyone with information should use the ‘Tell us Something’ page of our website or call 101, quoting NP-20230503-1443.

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