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Stockton man killed in motorcycle crash

A motorcyclist from Teesside has died after being involved in a collision in North Yorkshire.

The 64-year-old, from Ingleby Barwick in Stockton-on-Tees, suffered serious head injuries when his motorcycle collided with a car on the B6479 at Stainforth, on August 11. He was taken to Leeds General Infirmary, and died on August 30.

The man was part of a group of ten bikers who were travelling north from Settle towards Ribblehead when the incident occurred.

Anyone who witnessed the crash is being asked to contact North Yorkshire Police on 101.


Two people die after car crash

Two people died when a hatchback car came off a road in County Durham and hit a tree.

A 20-year-old driving a silver Citroen Saxo and his 17-year-old passenger died at the scene of the crash on the B6279 near Staindrop at around 3pm on Sunday.

Police said it was unclear whether the poor weather in parts of the North East on Sunday afternoon played a part in the crash.

A spokesman for the police said the driver, from Darlington, appeared to lose control of his car near a junction with Kiln Lane, just outside Ingleton.

Woman hit by bus in Newcastle

A pedestrian was hit by a bus in Newcastle this morning Credit: ITV

A woman has been taken to hospital after being hit by a bus in Newcastle this morning.

It happened on Market Street in the city centre at around 9:20am.

She was taken to the Royal Victoria Infirmary. Her injuries are not thought to be life threatening.

Police were called to the scene at 9:23am Credit: ITV
The woman was taken to Newcastle's Royal Victoria Infirmary Credit: ITV


Police car crashes into house

A police officer has been taken hospital after crashing a patrol car into a house in Horden. The officer received neck injuries which are not thought to be serious. It happened on Eleventh Street at 2.20pm while he was responding to a report of a shop robbery. Minor damage was caused to the house.

Further death in accident

A fourth person has died after a road accident last month that already killed three.

The accident happened on April 25 near to Houghton-le-Spring, County Durham when a Renault Scenic was hit by a lorry driving in the opposite direction.

Margaret Reed,74, was taken to James Cook hospital with serious injuries but today died.

Three people - Robert Reed, aged 75, Natalie Simpson, 18 and her 14-month-old daughter, Destiny - all died in the crash.

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