Tyne & Wear

Pedestrian killed when hit by car in Gateshead

A pedestrian was killed when he was struck by a car on Tyneside.

Emergency services were called to Albion Road, in the Windy Nook area of Gateshead, just after midnight, when the man was hit by a Volvo.

The 49-year-old was taken to hospital where he was pronounced dead. Police said they were not in a position to name him at the present time.

Northumbria Police has appealed to anyone with any information about the incident to contact the force.

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