Motorcyclist dies after North Tyneside van collision

A motorcyclist has died in hospital following a crash in North Tyneside.

On Thursday, a motorbike and a Royal Mail van collided on the A187 Times View Terrace, East Howdon, at about 06:50 BST.

The driver of the motorbike, a man in his 40s who has not been named, was taken to Newcastle's Royal Victoria Infirmary in a critical condition.

He died on Friday. The van driver, a man in his 50s, suffered minor injuries.

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