Tyne & Wear

Woman, 84, killed in A1 'wrong way' crash named

An 84-year-old woman who died after a crash while she was driving the wrong way on the A1 in Northumberland has been named by police.

Jennifer Scott from Whitley Bay was travelling southbound on the northbound carriageway on Saturday and hit the central reservation, the force said.

A 51-year-old man from another car was airlifted to hospital and his condition is described as critical but stable.

Police said other vehicles were hit causing only minor injuries and damage.

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