Coast Road Accident: A Tragic Collision Claims One Life and Injures Three

A tragic multi-vehicle collision on the A1058, also known as Coast Road, in Newcastle upon Tyne has left one person dead and three others injured. The accident happened on the eastbound lane of the main road which runs from Jesmond in Newcastle upon Tyne to Tynemouth, on the coast.

Details of the accident

Details surrounding the cause of the accident are not yet fully known. However, initial reports suggest the accident involved multiple vehicles and resulted in significant delays for motorists entering Newcastle upon Tyne. Traffic is concentrated on both sides of the Cradlewell bypass between Heaton and Jesmond.

After the incident, rescue forces were immediately dispatched to the scene. Unfortunately, despite their best efforts, one individual succumbed to their injuries. The remaining three victims were taken to the hospital for treatment.

Traffic disruption

As a result of the accident, the A1058 coastal road was temporarily closed, leading to serious congestion. Motorists are advised to avoid the area if possible as traffic is increasingly heavy and disruptive.

Investigation underway

Northumbria Police have since launched an investigation into the fatal incident. The authorities cordoned off the area as they worked to clear the wreckage and gather evidence. They are appealing for any witnesses or anyone with information about the collision to come forward2.

Our thoughts are with the victims and their families during this difficult time.

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