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Fatal crash in Gosforth

A man has died after his car collided with a bus in Newcastle.

The 39-year-old was travelling north on the Great North Road just before nine o'clock last night.

His white Audi collided with a single decker bus, which was on the southbound carriageway.

The 61-year-old bus driver was taken to Newcastle's RVI with minor injuries. The road was closed for five hours.

Anyone with any information should contact the police.