Police are appealing for witnesses after a woman was seriously injured in a collision.
The collision happened between 5pm and 6pm on Sunday, June 5 on Durham Road, East Rainton.
For reasons yet to be established the motorbike left the road and collided with the bus stop opposite Green White Mini Spares.
The rider, a woman in her 40s, suffered serious injuries and has been taken to the RVI where she is in a critical condition.
Officers are carrying out enquiries into the incident and are appealing for any witnesses.
Witnesses should ring Northumbria Police on 101 quoting reference 892 050616.