An amusement park worker has died of head injuries following a workplace accident last month.
The man was injured in an incident at Ocean Beach Amusement Park in South Shields on Sunday 19 March.
The 52-year-old was found to have suffered serious head injuries in the incident.
Northumbria Police has now confirmed the man has died.
A spokesperson said: “A full investigation was carried out into a report that a man had been injured in a workplace accident at Ocean Beach Amusement Park in South Shields last month.
“Officers worked alongside the Health & Safety Executive (HSE) to carry out a range of inquiries into the incident and are satisfied that no criminal offences were committed.
“The man injured has since sadly died and all our thoughts are with his family. A report has been made for the coroner.”
A HSE spokesperson said: “We offer our condolences to the family. This matter has been passed to the coroner.”
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