Biker killed in crash with car in Sunderland

A motorcyclist has died in hospital after a collision in Sunderland.

The crash, which happened on Thursday morning on Oxford Street, at the junction of Edwin Street, involved a Yamaha motorbike and a VW car.

Paramedics treated the biker, a 22-year-old man, at the scene but he was later pronounced dead at Sunderland Royal Hospital.

The driver of the car, a 57-year-old woman, was treated for shock but was not injured.

Police are appealing for witnesses.

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