Driver dies in head-on crash on A167 near Chilton

Lewis Dickson
Image caption Lewis Dickson died at the scene

A motorist has died in a head-on collision between his car and a lorry in County Durham.

The crash happened on the A167, just north of the Chilton roundabout, on Wednesday morning.

Lewis Dickson was driving a Rover 25 and overtook another vehicle before the collision with an articulated lorry travelling in the opposite direction.

The 21-year-old, of Adolphus Street West in Seaham, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The lorry driver was not injured.

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