Police launch appeal as elderly man dies following serious Kingston Park three-vehicle collision

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The crash happened near the enterance to the Newcastle Falcons’ Kingston Park stadium

Officers investigating a serious collision that resulted in a pensioner’s death have appealed to the public for information.

At about 3:40 pm on Friday, April 29, police were alerted to a three-vehicle collision on Brunton Road near to the entrance of Newcastle Falcons’ Kingston Park stadium.

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Emergency services attended the scene and a man in his 70s was taken to hospital with serious injuries. Sadly, he has since passed away in hospital.

The man’s next of kin has been notified and is being offered support by specialist officers.

Now, as part of their ongoing enquiries, officers are appealing for any witnesses to the collision to get in touch.

The crash happened n Brunton Road (Image: Google Streetview)The crash happened n Brunton Road (Image: Google Streetview)
The crash happened n Brunton Road (Image: Google Streetview) | Google Streetview

They especially want to hear from anybody who was travelling in the area who may have dashcam footage that can assist their investigation.

Anyone with information can contact police via the ‘Tell Us Something’ page of their website or by calling 101 quoting reference NP-20220429-0702.