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Bike passenger critical in hospital after crash

A motorcycle passenger is in a critical condition in hospital after a collision between a motorbike and a car in Washington.

It happened at 11.30am yesterday (Sunday) on Heworth Road in the Concord area.

The rider and passenger of the motorbike were taken to the RVI for treatment. The rider suffered a fractured leg. The passenger is in a critical but stable condition.

The driver of the car was not injured.

Missing Gateshead man

Credit: Northumbria Police

Police are appealing for the public's help to trace a missing Gateshead man.

47-year-old Ian Moody, from Dunston, has not been seen since Saturday, April 25, when he left his home on Clephan Street.

He is described as a whie male, 5 foot 5 inches tall, with short dark hair. He was last seen wearing a grey parka style jacket, with a blue and white hoody, jeans and hiking boots. He was also carrying a black rucksack.

Ian is known to frequent Newcastle city centre and Hexham.

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