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Police appeal after cyclist is killed in collision on Newcastle’s Great North Road

Police appeal after cyclist is killed in collision on Newcastle's Great North Road

Incident took place at around 9.30pm on Wednesday Police are appealing for information following a collision between a cyclist and a silver Ford Mondeo in Newcastle on Wednesday night.

The incident took place at 9.33pm on the Great North Road. Police and ambulance staff attended the scene and the 20-year-old cyclist was taken to the Royal Victoria Infirmary with serious injuries. Chronicle Live (link is external) now reports that he died yesterday afternoon.

A section of the Great North Road near to the Blue House roundabout was closed for a period so that a collision investigation could take place. Anyone who witnessed the incident is asked to contact police on 101 quoting reference number 1130 27/01/16.

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