An altercation outside a Newcastle pub resulted in a man tumbling into the street and hitting the wheel of an approaching bus, which required medical attention.
Emergency personnel responded to the scene outside of the Dog and Parrot on Clayton Street West in Newcastle’s downtown shortly after 11.30 p.m. on Monday after receiving reports of a disturbance. Prior to one of the guys reportedly assaulting the other, two individuals were said to have engaged in a verbal argument.
One of the men then slammed into the wheel of a bus. Then he struck his head on the road.
The event left the man gravely hurt, and he was brought to the Royal Victoria Infirmary for additional medical attention. His wounds don’t appear to be life-threatening.
The other individual was then detained by police on assault suspicion and is still being held.
According to a Northumbria Officers spokesperson, the police were notified of a disturbance outside the Dog and Parrot on Clayton Street West just after 11.30 p.m. on Monday. According to reports, two men got into a verbal fight before one of them allegedly assaulted the other.
“After the argument, one of the guys, age 50, tripped and fell into the street, hitting his head on the pavement before being struck by the bus’s wheel. The victim was sent to the hospital with serious but not life-threatening injuries after police and emergency personnel arrived.
The second individual, a 37-year-old man who was detained by police on suspicion of assault, is still being held at this time.
Media was informed by The Dog and Parrot that an internal investigation into the event had also been started.
A spokesperson stated: “We are aware of an incident that happened yesterday night outside the Dog and Parrot building. There is a police inquiry going on right now on this.
It would not be acceptable for us to speak further while those investigations are continuing and until the facts have been established. We are also conducting our own internal inquiry into this occurrence.”