Tyne & Wear

Cyclist dies after collision with car in Chollerton

A cyclist has died after being involved in a collision with a car on a road in Northumberland.

The man, who has not yet been named but was in his 40s, suffered head injuries in the crash, on the A6079 near Chollerton, on Saturday afternoon.

Northumbria Police said the driver of a Ford Fiesta involved in the collision was unhurt.

A spokesman said the cyclist was taken to Newcastle's Royal Victoria Infirmary, where he later died.

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