Tyne & Wear

Quad biker rider killed in Deckham van crash named

A quad bike rider who died in a collision with a van in Tyneside has been named as a 34-year-old who lived locally.

Lee Scott, 34, of Whickham, died at the scene in Carr Hill Road in Deckham, Gateshead, on Saturday afternoon.

His quad bike collided with a Mercedes Spritzer van.

The road was closed for three hours and officers have appealed for any witnesses to the accident to come forward.

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