A man is in a serious but stable condition in hospital after the car he was driving was involved in a collision with another vehicle on the A69.
It happened at about 7 pm yesterday at the junction for Upper Denton near Hexham.
A 33 year old driver of another vehicle suffered minor injuries.
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