Tyne & Wear

Boy dies in motorbike crash in North Shields

A nine-year-old boy has died following a collision with a motorcycle in Northumberland.

Jordan Summerson was walking on Devon Road in North Shields when the accident happened at 1725 BST on Thursday.

He was taken to hospital but died from his injuries. The male motorcycle rider was also admitted, although his injuries were not believed to be serious.

Devon Road was closed for a short time after the collision. Police have appealed for witnesses.

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