Tyne & Wear

Cyclist, 70, killed in collision in Northumberland

An elderly cyclist has died in a collision in Northumberland.

The incident, which also involved a Ford Transit and a Mondeo, happened on the A189 Spine Road, just south of the North Seaton roundabout, at lunchtime.

The 70-year-old was pronounced dead at the scene. A man and a woman in the Mondeo were injured, but not seriously.

A 22-year-old man has been was arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving. Police are appealing for witnesses to the crash at about 1330 BST.

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