Tyne & Wear

Pedestrian dies following Houghton-le-Spring crash

A pedestrian has died in hospital a week after being involved in a collision with a motorbike on Wearside.

The crash happened at about 12:15 BST on 20 May on South Hetton Road in Houghton-le-Spring.

The pedestrian, a woman in her 70s, was taken to hospital by air ambulance. She died on Tuesday morning.

The two people on the motorbike were taken to hospital and released after treatment. Anyone with any information is asked to contact Northumbria Police.

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