Tyne & Wear

Motorcyclist critical after crash on Tyneside road

A motorcyclist is in a critical condition in hospital after being involved in a collision on a Tyneside road, police have said.

The rider of the Kawasaki motorcycle was travelling towards Bewicke Road roundabout on Hadrian Road, Wallsend, on Wednesday at 2220 BST.

Police believe he lost control of the vehicle although it is not yet known why.

He is being treated for serious injuries at Newcastle General Hospital.

His condition is described as critical, but stable.

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