A man has died after his car collided with a bus in Newcastle.
The 39-year-old was travelling north on the Great North Road just before nine o'clock last night.
His white Audi collided with a single decker bus, which was on the southbound carriageway.
The 61-year-old bus driver was taken to Newcastle's RVI with minor injuries. The road was closed for five hours.
Anyone with any information should contact the police.
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The road was closed in both directions after the crash, which involved an HGV and transit van.