Pedestrian killed on A1 in Northumberland

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A man has been killed after a collision on the A1 in north Northumberland.

Just before 7pm last night police received a report that an ambulance had collided with a pedestrian on the A1 southbound near to Haggerston.

Officers and paramedics attended the scene and a section of the A1, both lanes, between the B6353 and B6525 was closed.

The pedestrian, a man in his 50s, involved in the collision was pronounced dead at the scene and inquiries into the collision are underway.

Anyone who was driving in the area at the time of the incident and who witnessed anything is asked to contact police on 101 ext 69191.