Tyne & Wear

Car driver dies in combine crash near Berwick

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Image caption The car and combine were in collision near Scemerston on Friday night

A driver has died after his car was in collision with a combine harvester near Berwick-upon-Tweed.

The crash between the Audi and the combine happened at 19:30 BST on Friday on the A1167 near Scremerston.

Northumbria Police said ambulance staff and fire crews attended but the driver was "sadly pronounced dead at the scene".

The road was closed for several hours. An investigation has been launched and officers have appealed for witnesses.

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