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Man remains in critical condition after Gosforth accident

A 19-year-old man is critically ill in hospital after being hit by a car in Newcastle.

The accident happened on the Great North Road near Jesmond when he was hit while returning from a night out.

Police say that the car involved was travelling north and did not stop.

A 20-year-old man has been bailed as investigations continue.

Two men and two women have been released with no further action.

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Serious crash scene in Newcastle

Here are the pictures of the scene of a serious crash which happened in Newcastle in the early hours of this morning.

A male pedestrian was hit by a car on the B1318 Great North Road, near Jesmond at some time before 2:27am. The 19-year-old is in a critical condition at the Royal Victoria Infirmary.

Police have arrested five people in connection with the incident.

Five arrested over Newcastle crash

Five people have been arrested after a man was hit by a car in Newcastle in the early hours of Thursday morning.

Police were called to the incident on the B1318 Great North Road, near Jesmond at 2:27am. The 19-year-old pedestrian sustained potentially life-threatening injuries, and remains in a critical condition at the Royal Victoria Infirmary.

Three men, aged 28, 20 and 19, and two women, both 20, have all been arrested in connection with the crash.

Any witnesses are being asked to contact Northumbria Police on 101.

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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.

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