Tyne & Wear

Quad bike rider dies on A189 in Northumberland.

A quad bike rider has been killed on a road in Northumberland.

Emergency services were called to the A189 Spine Road, where the vehicle had rolled over about one mile north of the Bebside roundabout.

The driver was pronounced dead at the scene. No other vehicle was involved, and the northbound carriageway was closed for a time but has now reopened.

Northumbria Police have appealed for information about the incident which happened at about 07:00 BST.

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