Tyne & Wear

Woman dies in Longhoughton car and bus crash

An elderly driver died after a crash involving a car and bus in Northumberland.

The collision took place at about 16:00 GMT on Station Road in Longhoughton, which was closed for five hours.

Emergency services attended and the elderly driver of the car was taken to hospital by paramedics but she was pronounced dead a short time later.

The driver of the bus was the only person on board at the time of the collision and he was not injured.

Northumbria Police have made an appeal for witnesses.

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