Two people have been arrested after a woman died in a crash involving a motorbike, a tanker, and a van in County Durham on ThursdayRead the full story ›
Tributes have been paid to a student killed in a car crash while on a dream holiday. Pippa Darlington, who studied law at Newcastle University, died alongside her sister Tara. They were travelling around Morocco before returning for their final year of study.
A motorcyclist from Teesside has died after being involved in a collision in North Yorkshire.
The 64-year-old, from Ingleby Barwick in Stockton-on-Tees, suffered serious head injuries when his motorcycle collided with a car on the B6479 at Stainforth, on August 11. He was taken to Leeds General Infirmary, and died on August 30.
The man was part of a group of ten bikers who were travelling north from Settle towards Ribblehead when the incident occurred.
Anyone who witnessed the crash is being asked to contact North Yorkshire Police on 101.
Two people died when a hatchback car came off a road in County Durham and hit a tree.
A 20-year-old driving a silver Citroen Saxo and his 17-year-old passenger died at the scene of the crash on the B6279 near Staindrop at around 3pm on Sunday.
Police said it was unclear whether the poor weather in parts of the North East on Sunday afternoon played a part in the crash.
A spokesman for the police said the driver, from Darlington, appeared to lose control of his car near a junction with Kiln Lane, just outside Ingleton.
Northumbria Police say no action will be taken against the rider of a motorbike which collided with a pushchair, injuring a toddler. It happened in Sunderland in February. The 18 month old girl was left in a critical condition. She has since been released from hospital.
Police have named a man who died in a crash on the A69 in Northumberland yesterday (Saturday). 50 year old Colin Swan from Whickham was travelling west when his car overturned on the dual carriageway near Ovington.
A woman has been taken to hospital after being hit by a bus in Newcastle this morning.
It happened on Market Street in the city centre at around 9:20am.
She was taken to the Royal Victoria Infirmary. Her injuries are not thought to be life threatening.
A police officer has been taken hospital after crashing a patrol car into a house in Horden. The officer received neck injuries which are not thought to be serious. It happened on Eleventh Street at 2.20pm while he was responding to a report of a shop robbery. Minor damage was caused to the house.
A690 Durham Road closed in both directions because of an accident between a bus and a car at Thornholme Road.
A fourth person has died after a road accident last month that already killed three.
The accident happened on April 25 near to Houghton-le-Spring, County Durham when a Renault Scenic was hit by a lorry driving in the opposite direction.
Margaret Reed,74, was taken to James Cook hospital with serious injuries but today died.
Three people - Robert Reed, aged 75, Natalie Simpson, 18 and her 14-month-old daughter, Destiny - all died in the crash.