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Driver hurt after car collides with HGV

News from Northumbria Police
News from Northumbria Police

A man was taken to hospital this morning after his car flipped onto its roof following a collision with a HGV.

Police received reports of a two-vehicle collision southbound on the A1 near Alnwick at 7.27am today.

Officers attended and found a car had collided with a HGV, which had been parked in a lay-by between two turnoffs at Whittle.

The car subsequently came off the road and flipped onto its roof. The ambulance service attended and the male driver of the car, which sustained substantial damage, was taken to hospital.

Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101 quoting ref 160 of 22/11/17.