Tyne & Wear

Van driver, 28, dies in Lesbury lorry collision

A motorist has been killed in a crash between a van and a lorry in Northumberland.

The vehicles collided in Longhoughton Road in Lesbury near Alnwick at about 07:30 BST, Northumbria Police said.

The 28-year-old van driver was pronounced dead at the scene. The HGV driver was uninjured.

The road, which was shut for six hours, has now re-opened. Officers are appealing for any witnesses to come forward.

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