Tyne & Wear

Car driver dies in A697 HGV collision

A man has died in a two-vehicle crash in Northumberland.

The 40-year-old was driving a Kia Optima which was involved in a collision with an HGV on the A697 between Longramlington and Longhorsely at 16:50 BST on Friday.

He was pronounced dead at the scene. Another man in the car was injured and had to be airlifted to hospital.

Northumbria Police has appealed for witnesses to the incident just south of the C135 road to Todburn.

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