Witness appeal after fatal Northumberland crash

POLICE are appealing for information after a fatal crash in north Northumberland this morning.

At 12.45am police received a report of a collision on the A1 near to Fenwick involving an HGV lorry and a car.

At the time of the collision the HGV was travelling south and the car north.

The driver of the lorry suffered minor injuries, was treated at hospital and later released.

The driver of the car was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police are still at the scene and a section of the road remains closed.

Diversions have been put in place. They are expected to stay until lunchtime to allow for collision investigation and vehicle recovery.

Anyone who witnessed the crash is asked to contact police on 101 ext 69191.