Man dies after falling in Sunderland street

FALL SCENE: D'Arcy Court in Hendon.
FALL SCENE: D'Arcy Court in Hendon.
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A MAN who suffered a serious head injury after falling in a Sunderland street has died.

The 54-year-old was found in the entrance to D’Arcy Court in Hendon Road, Hendon, just after 5.30pm on Monday, December 15.

FALL SCENE: D'Arcy Court in Hendon.

FALL SCENE: D'Arcy Court in Hendon.

The man had been dropped off there by a taxi and officers believe he may have sustained the injury after a fall in the street.

The incident is not believed to be suspicious.

He was taken to Newcastle’s Royal Victoria Infirmary for treatment but died on Saturday, Northumbria Police have confirmed.

A report into his death is now being prepared for Newcastle Coroner’s Office.