Great North Road in Newcastle will remain closed till 2am following serious collision 

Police are appealing for information after a collision in Newcastle.

At 9:33pm on Wednesday, January 27, police received a report of a collision involving a cyclist and a Ford Fiesta on the Great North Road.

Police and ambulance staff attendedand the cyclist, a man in his early 20s, was taken to the RVI with serious injuries.

A section of the road near to the BlueHouse roundabout is currenltly closed to allow for collision investigation to take place.

It is expected to remain closed until around 2am on Thursday morning.

Anyone who witnessed the collision is asked to contact police on 101 quoting reference number 1130 27/01/16.