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Woman, 76, critical after Alnwick crash

A 76-year-old woman is in a critical condition in hospital after a two-vehicle collision in Alnwick.

It happened at 6pm on 18 February, northbound on the A1, approximately one and a half miles south of Alnwick. The crash involved a Toyota Corolla and a Volkswagen Golf.

The driver of the Toyota, a 76-year-old woman, suffered serious injuries and was taken to the Royal Victoria Infirmary.

The driver of the Golf, a 33-year-old man, also suffered serious injuries and was taken to the RVI where his condition is described as stable.

Anyone with information should call police on 101.


Weather: Tuesday

Credit: Michael Connor

Early sunshine, before cloud gradually thickens from the west.

Winds then strengthen, with outbreaks of rain developing.

These turning persistent across the Pennines, whilst some eastern parts likely remaining dry.

Maximum Temperature 12 °C.


Tributes paid to former Jarrow MP Lord Dixon

Former Jarrow MP Lord Dixon Credit: ITV Tyne Tees

Tributes have been paid to long serving former Jarrow MP Lord Dixon who has died at the age of 87.

The Labour MP served from 1979 until his retirement in 1997. Before entering politics he'd worked on the Tyne shipyards.

He passed away on Sunday.

On Twitter former Gateshead Council Leader and MP for Tyne Bridge said:

While Commons Deputy Speaker and MP for Chorley and Lindsay Hoyle tweeted to say:

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