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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.

Trains at standstill on TransPennine line after person hit by train

A TransPennine train bound for Scarborough (library image) Credit: Peter Byrne/PA Wire/Press Association Images

There is disruption on First Transpennine Express line between York and Scarborough due to person being hit by a train.

Lines through the area are currently closed and trains at a standstill. Trains are likely to be delayed by at least 30 minutes.


North Tyneside Mayor: Plans for Spanish City are 'very exciting' and should draw new visitors

Plans for the renovation of the Spanish City Dome at Whitley Bay, North Tyneside were revealed this morning.

Kymel Trading Limited has been selected to manage and run the historic Grade II listed building on Whitley Bay’s seafront as part of a £36 million seafront masterplan for Whitley Bay.

The proposals put forward by Kymel Trading Ltd are set to bring at least 75 brand new jobs when the Dome opens to the public, rising to more than 100 once the venue is fully operational.

The jobs boost is expected to bring more than £1million annually into North Tyneside’s economy.

ITV Tyne Tees spoke to the North Tyneside Mayor Norma Redfearn, and asked her what the plans mean for the area.

TRAVEL: Train delays between North East and North West

Northern Rail Credit: PA

Train services from Manchester to York, Middlesbrough and Newcastle are subject to delays and cancellations due to problems on the line in West Yorkshire.

Northern Rail is advising disruption could last until 20:00 tonight.


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