Female biker still critical after East Rainton crash

The scene of Sunday's accident in East Rainton
The scene of Sunday's accident in East Rainton
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A woman is still critically ill in hospital after a motorbike accident at the weekend.

The bike is believed to have hit a bus stop close to Angelo’s, in Durham Road, at about 5.25pm on Sunday.

Ambulance crews at the scene of Sunday's accident.

Ambulance crews at the scene of Sunday's accident.

The Great North Air Ambulance was called to the scene to treat the rider – a woman in her 40s – along with paramedics from the North East Ambulance Service.

She was taken to the RVI in Newcastle, where she was said today in be in a 'critical but stable condition.'

Officers are carrying out inquiries into the incident and are appealing for any witnesses to contact them on 101, quoting reference 892 050616.