Tyne & Wear

Man killed in Gateshead van collision

A man has died after being hit by a van in Gateshead.

Joseph Monkhouse, 54, from Beacon Court in the town died on Saturday, four days after the collision at the junction between Old Durham Road and Beaconlough Road.

Mr Monkhuse suffered head injuries after being struck by a Ford Transit van at 19:00 BST last Tuesday, the driver was uninjured.

Northumbria Police said enquiries are ongoing.

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