Police appeal after man killed in A1 collision

Police are appealing for witnesses following a fatal collision on the A1 in Northumberland involving two vehicles.

Wednesday, 12th April 2017, 12:30 pm
Updated Tuesday, 9th May 2017, 7:20 pm
Latest news from Northumbria Police.

It happened at 9.57pm on Saturday at Newton on the Moor. It involved two vehicles a Ford Transit Van and a Subaru Impreza.

The Ford Transit Van had exited from the junction from Swarland and was heading south onto the A1 in the northbound lane. The Subaru Impreza was travelling northbound when the two vehicle collided head on. The Subaru male driver sadly died at the scene, his relatives are still being informed.

The driver of the Ford Transit, a 24 year-old man, sustained a serious leg injury and was taken to Newcastle RVI.

The passenger in the van, a 24-year-old woman, sustained minor injuries and was taken to the Northumbria Hospital in Cramlington.

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Anyone with information is asked to contact Motor Patrols on 101 and quote reference 1167 of 08/04/17.