Driver killed in Northumberland car crash

Police close the road after the fatal accident.
Police close the road after the fatal accident.

Police are appealing for information after a man died in a collision on the A1068 at Amble, Northumberland, yesterday evening.

It happened at about 6.35pm when a Seat Ibiza motor car left the road and collided with a tree.

The driver of the car, a 38-year-old local man, was pronounced dead at the scene. The road was closed for a time to allow the collision to be investigated.

Northumbria Police Motor Patrols officers are carrying out enquiries and are appealing for anyone who witnessed the collision to contact them.

Any witnesses should contact Northumbria Police on 101 quoting reference number 1150.