Tyne & Wear

Whitley Bay biker Chris Limerick dies a month after crash

Entrance to industrial estate Image copyright Google
Image caption Chris Limerick's motorbike was in collision with a car at the Number 1 industrial estate off Medomsley Road

A motorcyclist has died a month after being seriously injured in a crash in Consett.

Chris Limerick, 49, from Whitley Bay, had been receiving treatment ever since the collision on 20 January at the Number 1 industrial estate off Medomsley Road.

His Ducati bike was in collision with a Kia Picanto as the car turned next to a factory unit at about 17:30 GMT.

Durham Police said Mr Limerick died at St Oswald's Hospice in Newcastle.

Police said enquiries into the collision are continuing.

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