Tyne & Wear

Woman, 81, dies following crash in Northumberland

An elderly woman has died following a collision between a lorry and a car in Northumberland.

The 81-year-old, whose name has not yet been released, was taken to hospital following the crash on the A189 Spine Road, but later died.

She was travelling in a Ford Fiesta, the other vehicle involved was a Mercedes lorry.

Northumbria Police has appealed for witnesses to the incident, near Cramlington at about 1208 GMT.

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