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.
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.
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.