Police appeal for witnesses after fatal Beach Road crash

Roy Toogood MBE died after being hit by a car Credit: Northumbria Police

Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward after a man died in a road accident.

66-year-old Roy Toogood MBE was hit by a car on Monday morning on Beach Road in Tynemouth.

An 18-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and has been bailed.

Anyone who witnessed the collision is being asked to contact police on 101 ext 69191 and pass on any information that they have.