Tyne & Wear

Cyclist dies day after accident on Newcastle's Great North Road

A cyclist has died a day after being hit by a car on Tyneside.

The man, 20, was in collision with a Ford Mondeo on Newcastle's Great North Road at about 21:00 GMT on Wednesday.

He died at the city's Royal Victoria Infirmary on Thursday, Northumbria Police confirmed.

A section of the road near to Blue House roundabout was closed to allow officers to investigate the crash scene. They have appealed for witnesses to come forward.

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