Pensioner killed in Alnwick Moor crash named

Police closed the Alnwick Moor road, west of Chapel Lands, Alnwick, after the crash.
Police closed the Alnwick Moor road, west of Chapel Lands, Alnwick, after the crash.

A pensioner who was killed in a two-vehicle collision on the outskirts of Alnwick on Tuesday has been named by police.

Thomas Stanley Willcox, 82, from Alnwick, was pronounced dead at the scene after the crash, which involved the Rover he was driving and a VW Passat.

The incident happened at around 7.20pm on the B6341 Alnwick Moor road near to West Land Cottages.

The 31-year-old driver of the VW Passat, also said to be local by police, was taken to Wansbeck General Hospital suffering minor injuries.

Police are continuing to appeal for witnesses of the crash to come forward. Any witnesses should contact police on 101 ext 69191 quoting reference number 1010 17/02/15.