POLICE are appealing for witnesses to a road traffic collision in Newcastle yesterday, Wednesday, September 22.
The incident, which involved a car and a cyclist, was reported at approximately 4.30pm, and took place at Main Street in the seaside town.
The male cyclist was taken to hospital where he remains in a critical condition.
A woman in her 40s was arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily injury by dangerous driving.
She was subsequently released on bail pending further enquiries
Police are asking anyone who witnessed the incident, or has dash cam footage, to contact them on 101, quoting reference number 1485 of 22/09/21.