Northumbria Police are appealing for help after a serious incident.

Police are investigating a serious collision involving two vehicles in Berwick Hill Road in Newcastle upon Tyne, near Ponteland.

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In the latest update, the force spokesman said: "We are investigating a serious collision in Northumberland and are appealing for witnesses to come forward.

"Shortly after 3.45pm on Monday we were called to the scene of a two-vehicle collision between a car and a motorcycle on Berwick Hill Road.

"This is a serious collision and we are working hard to establish what happened in the moments leading up to the collision and are asking for any witnesses to get in touch and help us build a clear picture of what has happened.

"If you were in the area and have any dashcam footage, or saw what happened, we’d ask you to get in touch with us as soon as you can.

"Your information, no matter how insignificant you feel it may be, could prove the key to our investigation."