Inquiry after man hit by bus dies

An investigation is taking place after a man hit by a bus died on Sunday.

Matthew Drummond, 38, from Berwick, was taken to Newcastle RVI after being hit by a bus near Togston East Farm Cottage, Hadston, at around 6am on Thursday, November 13, but died as a result of his injuries. Mr Drummond was arrested at 4.40pm on Wednesday and because of contact between him and police, the incident was referred to the Independent Police Complaints Commission, in accordance with procedure.