A cyclist who sustained serious injuries following a hit and run in Ashington has died in hospital.
Police were called to Remscheid Way at around 10:30pm on Saturday after a report that a cyclist had been in collision with a vehicle.
Adam Murray, 25, from Blyth, suffered serious injuries after being struck by a Volkswagen Bora, which then left the scene.
Mr Murray was taken to hospital with critical injuries. He died from those injuries on Monday afternoon.
His family have been notified and are being supported by dedicated family liaison officers.
Sergeant Pinner Rana, of Northumbria Police’s motor patrols department, said:
A 38-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of causing serious injury by dangerous driving and remains under investigation.
The Volkswagen Bora, which was believed to have been involved in the incident, was later found in the Rosalind Street area of Ashington.