Tyne & Wear

Newcastle bus crash victim dies in hospital

New Bridge Street West Image copyright Google
Image caption The woman was hit by a bus near John Dobson Street

A woman has died after she was hit by a bus as she crossed a road in the centre of Newcastle.

The accident happened at the junction between John Dobson Street and New Bridge Street West just after 19:00 BST on Tuesday, Northumbria Police said.

The 21-year-old victim was taken to Newcastle's Royal Victoria Infirmary but died from her injuries.

Police have appealed for anyone who witnessed the crash to contact them.

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