Tyne & Wear

Man dies after being hit by bus in Northumberland

A pedestrian who was seriously injured when he was hit by a bus in Northumberland has died in hospital.

The accident, involving a single-decker vehicle, happened at the junction of Bridge and Union streets in Blyth on Saturday afternoon.

The 48-year-old local man, whose name has not yet been released, was taken to Newcastle General Hospital, but has since died.

Northumbria Police is seeking witnesses to the incident at about 1530 BST.

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