Tyne & Wear

Ashington cyclist critically injured in 'hit-and-run'

A cyclist suffered life-threatening injuries in a collision with a car.

The 25-year-old was knocked off his bicycle after the collision with a Volkswagen Bora on Remschied Way, Ashington, Northumberland, at about 22:30 BST on Saturday.

Northumbria Police said the car driver did not stop.

Officers located the vehicle shortly afterwards and a 28-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of causing serious injury by dangerous driving.

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