Family of five laid to rest

Five members of the same family from County Durham will be laid to rest today. They died when their car collided with a lorry in Grimsby.

Full Report: County Durham family of five laid to rest

The funeral has been held for a family from County Durham who died in a car crash earlier this month.

Five members of the Cockburn family were killed on a Lincolnshire road on their way to a dance competition.

The service was held at a church in Birtley, where the family were described as devoted to one another.

You can watch the full report from Frances Read below.

Hundreds turn out for funeral of family killed in crash

Hundreds of people turned out today to attend the funeral of a family of five from County Durham who died after a head-on collision on the A18.

Hundreds attended the funeral of the Chester-le-Street family Credit: ITV News

Angela and David Cockburn from Chester-le-Street, and their daughters 21-year-old Carley Ann and 18-year-old Bethany, died after their car was involved in a crash with a lorry when they were travelling to a dance competition in Lincolnshire.

Their grand-daughter, 23-month-old Lacie Jade Stephenson, also died in the crash.

Five members of the same family died in the crash Credit: ITV News

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Funeral for family killed in A18 crash

The Cockburn family

The funeral of five members of the same family killed in a crash on the A18 near Grimsby will take place today

The Cockburn family from County Durham were on their way to a dance competition in Skegness when the crash happened. The road is known for being one of the most dangerous in the country.

Flowers at the scene

Family of five laid to rest

The funeral of five members from the same family who died when their car hit a lorry will take place later.

David and Angela Cockburn from Chester le Street died along with their two daughters Carley Ann, 21 and Bethany, 18. Beth's 23 month old daughter Lacie Jade Stephenson also died in the collision in Grimsby two weeks ago. The funeral will be held Birtley.