Six hurt after vehicle crashes into pedestrians in Newcastle

Latest news from Northumbria Police.
Latest news from Northumbria Police.

Police are investigating after a vehicle collided with pedestrians outside a Newcastle sports centre.

The incident happened at Westgate Sports Centre around 9.15am.

Police enquiries are on-going to establish exactly what happened but, at this time, it is not believed to be a terror incident.

Emergencies services are currently at the scene and six casualties have been confirmed.

Police have arrested a 42-year-old woman who is currently in police custody. Police are not looking for any other suspects at this time

Extra officers are on patrol in local communities to reassure members of the public following the incident. If anyone has any concerns they are encouraged to come and speak to officers.

Any witnesses or anyone with any information please contact Northumbria Police on 101 quoting reference number 277 25/06/17