Man dies after falling from bridge
Dated: 08 Aug 2012
At 5:26am this morning we received a report expressing concern for the welfare of a man in St Peters Road in Wallsend.
Officers and ambulance staff attended and a 24-year-old man was found with serious injuries.
He was taken to the RVI hospital where he was pronounced dead.
Enquiries into the incident are ongoing and an area of the road was closed for around two hours to allow for investigation.
There is not thought to be any third party involvement at this time.
A report is being prepared for the coroner.