Tyne & Wear

Driver killed in two-car collision in Northumberland

A motorist has died in a collision between two vehicles in Northumberland.

The crash happened on the A697, south of Wooler, at about 09:45 BST.

The driver of one of the vehicles was pronounced dead at the scene, and the driver of the second was taken to hospital, but no further information has been released.

The road, one of the main routes through the county, was closed for a time. Police have appealed for anyone with information to contact them.

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