Tyne & Wear

Man dies in A1 tipper truck crash in Northumberland

A man has died after the car he was driving crashed with a tipper truck.

The collision happened on the A1 northbound near Belford, Northumberland, between the B1341 and B1342 at 16:25 GMT on Friday.

The driver of the Rover car, a man in his 50s, was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the Scania tipper was not injured.

The road was closed for about five hours as the vehicles were recovered.

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