An 11 year old boy has been airlifted to hospital with life threatening injuries following a collision on the A69 between Greenhead and Haltwhistle. A Range Rover left the road and crashed onto the railway line. It received a glancing blow from a passing freight train.
The train stopped further down the line and there are no reported injuries from those on board the train. Police believe there was a second car involved and they are treating it as a crime scene.
Northumbria Police have just confirmed a collision on the A69 between Greenhead and Haltwhistle.
A car has crashed onto the railway line and police say it may have received a glancing blow from a passing train.
The train stopped further down the line and does not appear to have suffered significant damage. No one on board appears to have been injured.
Police and the ambulance service are dealing with one casualty from the car.
Eastbound traffic is being diverted off the A69 at Greenhead onto B6318 (known as Military Road).
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The finalists for the Cat of the Year Award have been announced, and two of the brave felines come from our region.
Alfie, from Hartlepool, has been nominated for the Best Friend Award for his constant companionship to owner Bethany Groom. Bethany has been forced to spend long periods at home as she lives with an autoimmune disease.
The second nominee is Charley, from Haltwhistle, who is in the running for a Hero Award after being put forward by her diabetic owner Susan Marsh-Armstrong. Charley ran for help when Susan collapsed in a hypoglycaemic attack that could have been fatal.
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Its owner says after living and working on the estate for more than half a century, it's time to move on.
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