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Weather: Turning colder overnight

Credit: Lee Pearce

Drier and clearer conditions developing across the area, with a few blustery showers expected, these mainly over the Pennines.

Widespread frost developing, fairly early in sheltered areas. Winds increasing again, locally strong over high ground, after midnight. Minimum Temperature -1C.

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Weather: Very mild but cloudy

Credit: Janis Gascoigne

Cloudy and mild, with outbreaks of rain throughout the day, locally persistent over the Pennines.

More sheltered eastern areas staying mainly dry throughout, with some brightness at times.

Windy with gales in places, although winds easing after dark. Maximum Temperature 12C.

Pedestrian dies in hospital after Gateshead collision

A pedestraian who was hit while crossing the slip road that leads off the Redheugh Bridge has now died. Credit: ITV News Tyne Tees

A man has died in hospital after being hit by a car in Gateshead

He was crossing the slip road that leads off the Redheugh Bridge towards the A184 on the evening of Saturday, 13th December.

He was taken to hospital in a critical condition and died on Tuesday.

The collision happened at around 7.45pm last Saturday (13 December). Credit: ITV News Tyne Tees

Witnesses can contact Northumbria Police by calling 101.

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