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Man, 82, dies after two-vehicle collision in supermarket car park in North Tyneside

Police appeal after man, 82, dies in two-vehicle collision Credit: Northumbria Police

A man has died following a two-vehicle collision in a supermarket car park in North Tyneside.

The collision occurred in the ASDA car park on Saturday 24th June at approximately 2.45pm.

Two people were taken to hospital following the incident. An 82-year-old man has died today, June 29th, the police has confirmed.

An investigation is ongoing into the incident and officers are asking anyone who may have witnessed the collision, or who has dashcam footage, to contact Northumbria Police on 101 quoting 689 of 240617.


Woman missing on North Tyneside

UPDATE - Alison has been found

Police are appealing for the public's help to locate a missing woman.

Earlier today 52-year-old Alison Ratcliffe was reported missing from her home address in St Peters Road in Wallsend.

It's believed she left the home sometime between 6am and 10am and her family and police are concerned for her welfare.

She is described as around 5ft 6inches tall, large guild, silver/grey hair. She wears glasses and has difficulty walking.

Teenager who died in Whitley Bay crash named

Police have released the name of a teenage pedestrian who died in a collision with a car in Whitley Bay.

William Dorey was aged 18, and from Cromer Gardens in Whitley Bay,

A193 The Links where the collision happened. Credit: ITV News

The collision happened at 9.42pm on Sunday, May 7th, on the A193 The Links in Whitley Bay, North Tyneside, approximately 20 metres north of the junction with Western Way.

Two men who had been arrested in connection with the collision have now been released pending further enquiries.

"We are asking for help from the public to assist our enquiries into this fatal collision. Specifically we're asking for any CCTV footage that motorists may have captured when travelling in the area, or from homes or businesses who also may have had CCTV operating. Any footage of these two vehicles at the relevant time would be of interest to our enquiry."

– Sgt Steve Minnikin, Northumbria Police


Counting underway for North Tyneside Mayoral election

Votes are being counted with a result expected around midday. Credit: ITV Tyne Tees

Counting is underway to determine the next Mayor of North Tyneside.

Votes are being counted with a result expected around midday.

The candidates are:

  • Liberal Democrats - John Appleby
  • UKIP - Stuart Houghton
  • Labour - Norma Redfearn
  • Conservative - Stewart Hay
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