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  1. Woman, 74, dies in hospital two weeks after crash

    A 74-year-old woman has died in hospital, two weeks after she was hit by a car in Tynemouth.

    Northumbria Police say the woman, who used a wheelchair, suffered serious injuries in the crash in The Broadway at about 14:25 GMT on New Year's Eve.

    The 87-year-old car driver is helping officers with their inquiries.

    Broadway at roundabout with King Edward Road, Tynemouth

    On Tuesday a stretch of the road will be closed to help the investigation at the roundabout junction of The Broadway and King Edward Road.

    It will be shut between 09:30 and 11:00 GMT.