Fatal collision on Durham Road in Gateshead

14 Nov 2017 15:00 PM

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Police can confirm they are now dealing with a fatal collision in Gateshead.

The collision involving a truck and pedestrian happened at just after 11.15am in Durham Road, a short distance from its junction with Belle Vue Bank.

The driver of the truck, a 51-year-old man is currently helping police with their enquiries. Diversions are in place and people are asked to avoid the area.

Enquiries are ongoing and anyone with any information which could assist police are asked to call 101, quoting 330 of 14/11/17.