Man dies after being injured on bus

Northumbria Police.
Northumbria Police.

An 81-year-old man has died after being injured on a bus.

The pensioner fell while the X20 from Amble to Newcastle, on Ridgeway in Ashington, stopped at a pedestrian crossing, at around 5pm yesterday (Thursday, March 20).

He was taken to Wansbeck General Hospital but police have been informed that he died in the early hours of this morning.

Officers still want to speak to anyone who was on the bus at the time of the incident or witnessed the incident, who has not yet spoken to police.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact police on 101 ext 69191 quoting reference number 1009 200314.