Tyne & Wear

Motorcyclist dies after collision in North Shields

A 26-year-old motorcyclist has died after a collision with a car in North Tyneside.

The incident happened in New York Way in North Shields at 2130 BST on Saturday.

Police have yet to establish how the collision between the Honda motorbike and Nissan Primera car occurred.

The rider of the motorbike was taken to North Tyneside general hospital where he later died. The 43-year-old driver of the car was uninjured.

Police are appealing for witnesses.

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