Tyne & Wear

Driver killed in tree crash in Northumberland

A man was killed when the car he was driving hit a tree in Northumberland.

The Seat Ibiza left the road and smashed into the tree on the A1068 in Amble at about 18:35 GMT on Saturday, police said.

The driver of the car, a 38-year-old man from the local area, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The road, which was closed for police to investigate, has now reopened. Anyone with any information is asked to contact Northumbria Police.

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