Tyne & Wear

Motor trike crash kills man and leaves woman critically ill

Junction of Windsor Crescent and Windsor Avenue, Cullercoats Image copyright Google
Image caption The crash happened close to Windsor Crescent's junction with Windsor Avenue

A 60-year-old man has died and his passenger was critically injured after a crash on North Tyneside.

The man was riding an RF1 motor trike when it left the road and hit a wall at Windsor Crescent, Cullercoats, at about 22:45 BST on Tuesday.

He was taken to North Tyneside General Hospital where he later died.

The 36-year-old woman was taken to Newcastle's Royal Victoria Infirmary.

Police have appealed for witnesses.

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