Tyne & Wear

Blaydon Bank crash: Man, 36, dies of injuries

A 36-year-old man has died after being hit by a car in Gateshead.

Emergency services were called to Blaydon Bank, near Alice Street, after Duncan Avreill of Winlaton, was hit by a Citroen C1 on Tuesday.

He was taken to hospital where he died of his injuries, Northumbria Police said.

Diversions were in place while the scene was investigated. Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward.

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