Family tribute to woman who died after Bowburn collision

Lyndsey Watkins Credit: Family photo

A grieving family has paid tribute to a woman who died following a collision in County Durham.

Lyndsey Watkins was in a grey BMW when it was involved in a collision on the A688 bypass at Bowburn on Sunday morning (September 5).

The 31-year-old was sadly pronounced dead at the scene.

A statement released via Durham Police read, "It is with deepest regret that we announce the death of our sister, Lyndsey.

She was a much-loved mam, sister, auntie, granddaughter and cousin, and will be sadly missed.

We wish to thank everyone for their support and ask to be left so that we can grieve in peace.”

An investigation into the circumstances of the collision is currently underway.