Tyne & Wear

Motorcyclist dies in collision with car at Bebside

A189 Spine Road Image copyright Google
Image caption Both vehicles were travelling northbound

A motorcyclist has been killed and his female passenger suffered life-threatening injuries in a crash in Northumberland.

The collision, which involved a Kawasaki and a Vauxhall Corsa car, happened on the A189 Spine Road at 11:50 BST.

The male rider of the motorcycle was pronounced dead at the scene, beside the Blyth roundabout at Bebside.

The car driver was unhurt. Northumbria Police has appealed for witnesses.

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