Tyne & Wear

Lorry driver killed in Team Valley crash

A truck driver has been killed in a crash with a van on a Gateshead road.

Northumbria Police said paramedics treated the 61-year-old man at the scene in Earl's Way on the Team Valley just after 14:00 GMT.

He was taken to hospital where he was pronounced dead. Officers said the van driver was uninjured.

The road was closed for a short time and police are appealing for any witnesses to the collision to come forward.

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