Police calling for witnesses after fatal crash involving bus driver

Newcastle: Police at scene where man was found dead in Kenton

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Police have since informed the next of kin of the gentleman’s passing and the say the victim’s family “are being supported by specially trained officers”.

In the aftermath of the incident, the driver of the bus inovlved has since been arrested over the incident which occurred at 19:19 on Saturday night.

The police said 59-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving, and been released on bail.

In a statement, the authorities said: “Officers from the Serious Collision Investigation Unit want to hear from anyone who might have been driving in the area and caught dash cam footage, or those who might have witnessed the incident.

“Please call the SCIU on 02085435157, or call 101/ tweet @MetCC ref CAD 6583/21 Jan.”

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