Woman, 70, dies after Northumberland crash involving HGV and two cars

An elderly woman had died after a road accident in Northumberland.

Monday, 20th January 2020, 2:46 pm
Updated Monday, 20th January 2020, 2:47 pm
Kathleen Marshall
Kathleen Marshall

Police were called to the junction of Woodhorn Lane and Wansbeck Hospital in Ashington shortly before 11am on Wednesday, January 15, after reports of a collision involving a yellow Peugeot 1007, a black Vauxhall Zafira and a heavy goods vehicle.

Emergency services attended and a woman was taken to hospital, wherel as a result of her injuries on Saturday, January 18.

She has now been named by police as 70-year-old Kathleen Marshall of Morpeth. Officers are currently offering support to her family.

Sergeant Dave Roberts, of Northumbria Police’s motor patrols department, urged anyone with information to come forward: “This was a very serious incident which had sadly resulted in Kathleen’s death. Our thoughts are with her family and friends at this tragic time,” he said.

“Our experienced family liaison officers continue to offer them support.

“We are committed to finding out the circumstances behind the collision, and as a result I am appealing to any witnesses who have yet to come forward to pick up the phone and get in touch.

“Your information, however small or insignificant you may feel it is, could prove crucial as we look to establish the cause of the collision and the events that immediately preceded it.”

Anybody who saw the collision, or who was passing through the area at the time and may have dashcam footage, is asked to call 101 quoting reference 353 080120.