Tyne & Wear

Good Samaritan dies after Gateshead crash

A man who came to the aid of a motorcyclist hurt in a crash on Tyneside and was then injured himself has died in hospital.

The 33-year-old suffered severe head injuries in the incident on the Felling bypass in Gateshead on Sunday.

He was taken to hospital but died on Tuesday night. The motorcyclist was not seriously hurt.

A 26-year-old Newcastle man was arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving and later bailed.

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