Tyne & Wear

Birtley man dies after Gateshead crash

A man who suffered serious injuries in a crash between a car and a van in Gateshead on Tuesday has died.

Keith Booth was driving the van which was involved in the collision on Princesway North, on the Team Valley Trading Estate.

The 37-year-old of King Street, Birtley, later died in hospital.

The 41-year-old woman who was driving the car was taken to hospital and later released. Police have appealed for witnesses to the crash at 09:00 BST.

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