Two bikers who met in hospital when they'd been paralysed in accidents 30 years ago have been reunited and taken to the road again.
David Burdus, 52, from Corbridge and Carl Brunning, 49, from North Ferriby in East Yorkshire drove through the Tyne Tunnel on specially designed trikes. The pair had dreamt of taking a road trip when they were in hospital but lost touch after they were discharged.
Advance Warning - A19 Tyne Tunnel closed in both directions due to Royal Visit between A187 (Jarrow) and A185 (Willington)
Part of The Queen's Jubilee tour. Both the North and Southbound tunnels will be closed for around 15 minutes, at some point between 9.30 and 11:30. Lorries and other large vehicles should not use the tunnel after 09:30, and use one of the bridges instead.From 9:30 until 11:30 on 18th July.