Tyne & Wear

Driver dies in collision on A1 near Fenwick

The driver of a car has died after a collision with an HGV lorry in Northumberland, police said.

The collision happened at 00:45 GMT on the A1 near Fenwick, south of Berwick-upon-Tweed, on Tuesday.

The driver of the car was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the lorry suffered minor injuries, was treated in hospital and later released.

Police have appealed for witnesses and are trying to identify the car driver.

At the time of the collision the HGV was travelling south and the car north.

Diversions have been put in place and anyone who witnessed the crash is asked to contact police on 101 ext 69191.

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