The family of a man who died after a vehicle collision in Newcastle have said he had a “smile as big as his heart".
Paul Collinson, 54, of Walker died in the early hours of yesterday after a collision on Walker Road.
Following an overwhelming response from the public, Paul’s three children Donna, Jessica and Paul have today issued a statement on behalf of the whole family.
The family have said they have been touched by the kind words pouring out from across the community.
The full statement said:
An investigation is underway into the circumstances surrounding Mr Collinson’s death and Northumbria Police have arrested a 19-year-old man in connection with the collision.
Three other people remain in hospital with serious but non-life-threatening injuries.