The 18-year-old mother, who died with her baby

Natalie Jade Simpson
A picture of Natalie Jade Simpson with her baby Photo: Family Friend

Tributes are pouring in for the 18-year-old mother who died in a car crash, along with her baby daughter and partner's grandfather.

Natalie Simpson was killed along with her 14-month-old daughter Destiny Reed, and Destiny's grandfather Robert Reed, aged 75.

His wife, Margaret Reed is in a serious but stable condition, after being airlifted from the scene of the crash.

The crash happened when the family's Renault Megane collided head on with a lorry coming from the opposite direction.

Lorry
The lorry skidded 250 yards from the road Credit: ITV

Natalie was described as "bubbly and smiley" by a friend on Twitter, as tributes to poured in through the afternoon.

Flowers at the scene
Flowers at the scene Credit: ITV

She attended Prudhoe Community High School.

Her former headteacher, Iain Shaw, said: “Natalie Jade is remembered as a caring and thoughtful young lady."

"She embraced motherhood with enthusiasm and maturity. It was clear that she would be a proud and loving mother to her daughter."