Tyne & Wear

Quad bike rider killed on A189 named as Jamie Briggs

Jamie Briggs Image copyright Northumbria Police
Image caption Jamie Briggs was pronounced dead at the scene

A quad bike rider who was killed on a road in Northumberland has been named by police.

Jamie Briggs, who was 18 and lived on Delaval Crescent in Blyth, was fatally injured when his vehicle rolled over on the A189 Spine Road on Tuesday.

Police have appealed for witnesses to the incident near to Bedlington.

In particular, officers want to speak to a person driving a grey car, possibly a Seat, who is believed to have stopped briefly at the scene.

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