Cyclist in critical condition following bus crash

A cyclist is in a critical condition after he was involved in a collision with a bus.

The 37-year-old was hit by a single decker bus. Paramedics were called to the scene and the man was taken to Newcastle’s Royal Victoria Infirmary where he underwent treatment for serious head injuries.

A cyclist is in a critical condition after he was involved in a collision with a bus.

The 37-year-old was hit by a single decker bus. Paramedics were called to the scene and the man was taken to Newcastle’s Royal Victoria Infirmary where he underwent treatment for serious head injuries.

Police closed a section of the road following the accident at about 10.40am on Saturday.

There were no passengers on the bus at the time.

 The road was closed for two hours to allow officers to investigate the scene.

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