Northumbria Police has confirmed that a 76-year-old woman involved in a collision on the Spine Road in Cramlington on Monday has died.
At about 9.29am, the force received a report of a collision on the A189 southbound, prior to the junction for the B1326.
It is believed that two vehicles – a silver Skoda and a black Kia – were involved in the collision as they attempted to avoid a third vehicle, a grey Vauxhall, which is thought to have broken down in one lane.
One passenger was taken to hospital with potentially life-threatening injuries. She died yesterday.
No-one else was seriously injured. One driver was taken to hospital with minor injuries and another driver was treated by paramedics at the scene.
Inquiries into the incident are on-going and anyone with information, or anyone who may have dashcam footage, is asked to get in touch to assist officers with their investigation.
Call Northumbria Police on 101 – quoting reference 0203 of 30/04/18 – or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555111.