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Man dies after being hit by lorry

A man has been taken to hospital in Newcastle after being hit by a bus. It happened shortly after 7 o'clock this morning in Walker. Roads were closed for a time so that police could investigate the scene.

Man hit by lorry in Newcastle dies

A 72 year old man has died after being hit by a lorry in Newcastle Credit: ITV Tyne Tees

A 72 year old man has died after being hit by a lorry in Newcastle.It happened at the junction of Fossway and Valencia Ave in Walker, at 7.30 am today.

He was taken to the RVI but died injuries.

The lorry driver was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving.

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