Tyne & Wear

Woman, 81, dies after crash on A1 near Berwick bypass

An 81-year-old woman has died after she was involved in a crash on the A1 near the Berwick bypass in Northumberland.

She had been driving a Nissan Note which was involved in a collision with an articulated lorry around 12:00 GMT.

She was pronounced dead while being taken to Wansbeck Hospital in Ashington. The lorry driver, a 55-year-old man, was not injured.

Northumbria Police said the circumstances of the crash are being investigated.

The road has reopened in both directions.

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