Tyne & Wear

Driver, 82, killed in collision in Northumberland

A man has died after the car he was driving collided with another vehicle on a country road in Northumberland.

The 82-year-old was at the wheel of his Subaru when it collided with a car travelling in the opposite direction on the B6295 near Hexham on Wednesday.

A Northumbria Police spokesman said the identity of the dead man was not being released until relatives had been told.

No-one else was hurt in the incident and the road was closed for more than three hours.

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