Northumberland A68 road crash leaves driver dead

Crash scene The Great North Air Ambulance attended the scene

A driver has been killed in a collision on the A68 in Northumberland.

Two vehicles were involved in the crash, at the junction of Bellingham and Knowesgate, at 09:55 BST.

One of the drivers was pronounced dead at the scene. Police said he was an elderly man, but have not released any further details.

A woman passenger in the same vehicle suffered serious injuries and was flown to Newcastle's Royal Victoria Infirmary by air ambulance.

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