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Berwick woman killed in Scottish Borders crash

A woman who died in a road crash near Kelso on June 17th has been named as Michelle Bennett.

Police Scotland confirmed the 47-year-old, from Berwick-Upon-Tweed, died after the Suzuki Ignis she was travelling in overturned on the B6350 near Redden Farm.

A female passenger was air lifted to hospital in Edinburgh, and remains in a serious but stable condition.

A further two passengers, and the female driver of the car, were taken to Borders General Hospital. Their injuries are not thought to be life threatening.

Officers are asking any witnesses to get in touch by calling Police Scotland on 101.

Gateshead 22-year-old man named as victim in four-vehicle crash in Essex

Map of Wethersfield Road Credit: ITV

A man who died following a four-vehicle crash in Essex has been named as a 22-year-old man from Gateshead.

Craig Currie died at the scene of the accident in Sible Hedingham shortly after 2pm on Sunday June 5.

Emergency services were called with reports of a collision in Wethersfield Road involving four motorcycles. Mr Currie died at the scene.

Another motorcyclist, a 51-year-old man from Laindon, sustained serious injuries and was airlifted to Addenbrookes Hospital in Cambridge for treatment. Police said he remained in a critical but stable condition. A 53-year-old man from Basildon was taken to Colchester hospital for treatment to minor injuries but has since been discharged.

Enquiries are ongoing and witnesses to the collision who have yet to come forward are asked to contact Pc Darrin Lee at the Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 101 or email


Police appeal for information after fatal crash in Billingham

The incident happened at the intersection between the A19 and Haverton Hill Road Credit: Google Maps

A 56-year-old man has died after the Renault HGV he was driving left the road and hit crash barriers at the junction between the A19 and Haverton Hill Road.

It is believed he may have experienced medical problems while at the wheel.

The driver was airlifted to James Cook University Hospital where he later died.

Anybody who witnessed the incident is asked to contact Cleveland Police.

Woman named in fatal A69 crash

Police have a named a woman killed in a fatal collision on the A69 on Saturday December 8th as Lynette Davison from Lancashire.

The 52-year-old from Asham-in-Furness died after a collision involving two cars and a van between Hexham and Haydon Bridge.

Police have renewed their appeal for witnesses to the fatal collision in Northumberland to come forward or contact Northumbria Police on 101.

Man named in fatal A1 crash

Police have named a man who died after a crash on the A1 near Felton yesterday (November 12th) as Nigel Sowerby.

The 37-year-old from Cleckheaton in West Yorkshire was involved in a collision involving three vehicles on the A1 near Felton shortly before eight o'clock in the morning on November 12th.

He was taken to the Royal Victoria Infirmary in Newcastle by air ambulance, but subsequently died of his injuries.

A 49-year-old man who was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving has been bailed pending further enquiries.

Police are appealing for anyone who may have witnessed the collision, or who may have any information, to contact them on 101.

Police appeal after fatal crash on A1

Police are appealing for information after a fatal crash on the A1 near to Felton in Northumberland that happened shortly before eight o'clock this morning (November 12th).

Three vehicles were involved in the collision where a man died - a BMW, a VW van and a Citroen car.

The driver of the VW van was taken to the Royal Victoria Infirmary in Newcastle by air ambulance, but subsequently died of his injuries.

A passenger in the VW van was taken to Wansbeck Hospital, where it is believed he is not suffering from life-threatening injuries.

The driver of the BMW also suffered minor injuries.

The driver of the Citroen was unhurt.

A 49-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving.

Anyone who may have information about this morning's crash should contact Northumbria Police.


Road closed after serious crash on A1

The crash on the A1 has led to long delays and traffic disruption Credit: ITV

A number of people have been taken to hospital following a serious crash on the A1 in Northumberland.

It happened shortly after 7 o'clock this morning close to the junction with the B6345 Park Road near the village of Felton.

Police say that three vehicles were involved in the collision on the northbound carriageway.

No details have been released yet about the condition of the casualties.

The road remains closed and there are diversions in place.

The road is expected to remain closed for some time Credit: ITV