Tyne & Wear

Woman killed in North Tyneside road collision

A 70-year-old woman has died after being struck by a car on North Tyneside, police said.

The woman, who has not yet been named, was treated by paramedics at the scene on the A189 West Moor on Thursday.

A Northumbria Police spokesman said she was taken to hospital, but was pronounced dead on arrival.

The driver of a red Audi TT was also taken to hospital and treated for shock. Police have appealed for any witnesses to come forward.

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