Tyne & Wear

Northumberland man dies in two-car collision

An elderly man has died in a collision between two cars in Northumberland.

A Rover and a VW Passat collided near to West Land Cottages on Alnwick Moor at about 19:20 GMT on Tuesday.

The driver of the Rover, an 82-year-old local man who has not been named, was pronounced dead at the scene, Northumbria Police said.

The 31-year-old male driver of the Passat was taken to Wansbeck General Hospital with minor injuries. The road was closed for five hours.

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