Tyne & Wear

Man, 90, dies after Whitley Bay lorry crash

A 90-year-old man has died after a crash on Tyneside.

A Peugeot car and a lorry collided in Monkseaton Drive, Whitley Bay, at 17:20 BST, Northumbria Police said.

The man was taken to North Tyneside General Hospital in North Shields but later died. An 87-year-old woman who was also in the car remains in hospital.

The road was closed for about three hours while officers conducted an investigation at the crash scene.

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