Tyne & Wear

Woman killed in A1 crash near Alnwick

A woman has died in a three-vehicle crash on the A1 in Northumberland, police said.

Two cars and a lorry collided at about 07:00 GMT, about two miles north of Alnwick.

A woman in her 40s who was driving one of the cars died, while the driver of the other car, a man in his 30s, was taken to hospital and later discharged.

The lorry driver suffered minor injuries, officers said. The road was closed until about 13:30 GMT.

Police have appealed for witnesses.

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