Fatal collision on A1 near Alnwick

A 32-YEAR-OLD man was killed on the A1 north of Denwick in a four-car collision last night.

At 7.30pm on Monday (November 14), police received a report of a collision taking place on a section of the A1 just north of Denwick.

Four vehicles were involved in the collision – a Peugeot, a Toyota RAV4 4x4, a Suzuki Ignis and a Volvo artic lorry.

The Peugeot is believed to have been travelling north on the A1 when it collided with the Toyota that was travelling south.

The Volvo lorry then collided with Peugeot causing it to leave the carriageway.

Police, paramedics and fire services attended the scene of the collision and the driver of the Peugeot, a 32-year-old man, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the Toyota was taken to Wansbeck hospital with non life threatening injuries. The drivers of the Suzuki and the lorry were uninjured.

A section of the road was closed for around four hours to allow for collision investigation and recovery of the vehicles involved.

Anyone who was in the area around the time of the collision or has any information into the incident is asked to contact motor patrols on 03456 043 043 ext 69191.