Amazing drone footage captures new Sunderland bridge taking shape

Still from footage by Brian Priest
Still from footage by Brian Priest
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The construction of the new Sunderland bridge has been captured in a unique way by an aerial photographer extraordinaire.

Brian Priest of Sunderland Aerial Productions used a drone mounted with a camera to capture the new Wear crossing taking shape between North Hylton and Pallion.

Once complete, the £100million will create a new landmark for the River Wear and boost the city's transport links, in turn improving trade and making life easier for commuters and visitors to the city.

Watch an earlier video by Brian when the project was in earlier stages