Tyne & Wear

North Tyneside man dies after motorbike leaves road

A motorcyclist has died after his bike left the road in North Tyneside.

Police said the accident happened in New York Road, close to a roundabout, at about 11:00 BST.

The rider, from North Tyneside, was taken to the Royal Victoria Infirmary where he died from his injuries.

He has not yet been identified by Northumbria Police. The force appealed for witnesses to contact them.

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