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A motorcyclist has been airlifted to hospital following a collision in South Shields.
It happened around 9:55am on Saturday morning.
Police attended the scene after a van and motorcycle had collided along the Coast Road.
The driver of the motorcycle was air lifted to hospital with what is believed to be serious but not life threatening injuries.
Anyone who saw the collision is asked to contact police on 101 quoting reference number 411 12/08/17.
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