Tees

A19 collision: Man arrested after Teesside crash death

  • 6 August 2013
  • From the section Tees
Andrew Nimmo
Image caption Andrew Nimmo was due to get married next August

A man has been arrested after a lorry driver died in a three-vehicle crash on the A19 on Teesside.

Two lorries, and a Ford Focus Zetec were involved in the early-morning collision on the southbound carriageway close to the turnoff for the A174 near Thornaby.

Andrew Nimmo, 24 and from Murton, Seaham, died at the scene.

The 25-year-old driver of the second lorry is being held on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving.

The car driver, a 37-year-old woman, was taken to James Cook University Hospital with fractures to her legs.

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