Tyne & Wear

Man dies as car hits parked ambulance in Sunderland

A 21-year-old driver died after his car crashed into a parked ambulance attending a collision on Wearside.

Jonathan Burke died in hospital after the crash on the A1231 in Washington, near Sunderland, on Sunday.

The crew of the ambulance was attending a separate crash in which four people in another car were hurt.

Mr Burke of The Parks, Chester-le-Street, was taken to Sunderland Royal Hospital, but died later.

The road was closed for several hours.

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