Detectives have named a man and woman who died following a motorcycle crash on the A1 Western Bypass near Swalwell on Friday night.
Two people have been arrested after a woman died in a crash involving a motorbike, a tanker, and a van in County Durham on Thursday
A woman has died in a collision on the A1 in North Yorkshire this morning.
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.
Police have confirmed that a woman who was in a crash on the A1 this morning has died.
Officers believe she is local and say her next of kin have been informed.
A woman was seriously injured when her car collided with a tree on the A1 in North Yorkshire this morning.
The 27-year-old's car aquaplaned before leaving the road and hitting the tree just south of Catterick.
The road was closed for several hours before it re-opened.
Sergeant John Lumbard, from North Yorkshire Police said: "We were called just after six o'clock to a traffic accident on the A1. It's a serious accident. A car has left the road and gone into a tree.
"At the moment it's very early stages of the investigation. But we do believe the weather conditions have played a significant part in what's happened."