Police are appealing for information following a collision between a cyclist and a silver Ford Mondeo in Newcastle on Wednesday night.
The incident took place at 9.33pm on the Great North Road. Police and ambulance staff attended the scene and the 20-year-old cyclist was taken to the Royal Victoria Infirmary with serious injuries. Chronicle Live now reports that he died yesterday afternoon.
A section of the Great North Road near to the Blue House roundabout was closed for a period so that a collision investigation could take place. Anyone who witnessed the incident is asked to contact police on 101 quoting reference number 1130 27/01/16.