A man has appeared in court charged with the murder of a 63-year-old woman following a fatal crash in Wallsend.

Sean Herman appeared in the dock at North Tyneside Magistrates Court on 30 October accused of Susan Fuller's murder.

The 24-year-old is also charged with assault occasioning actual bodily harmon Dale Fuller and assault occasioning actual bodily harm on Scott Fuller.

Sean Herman, who was dressed in a grey sweatshirt and trousers, spoke only to confirm his name, address and date of birth.

Mr Herman, of Tillmouth Avenue, Seaton Deleval, North Tyneside, was remanded in custody until this next appearance at Newcastle Crown Court on November 1.