Tributes to Mother and baby killed in a car crash

Three people have died after a collision between a car and a lorry on the B1404 in County Durham.

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One-year-old baby one of three people who died in crash

Three members of the same family, including a one-year-old baby, have died in a crash between a van and a car.

A man aged 75, who was driving the car, an 18-year-old female passenger and a baby girl all died at the scene. A 74-year-old woman travelling with them was airlifted to hospital with serious injuries.

The family have not yet been formally identified but are all from Houghton-le-Spring, near where the crash happened this afternoon on the B1404.

A man aged 42, the driver of the Volvo truck, has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving. He was treated for whiplash injuries.


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