Collision in Houghton

11 Sep 2015 00:00 AM

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This is an update in relation to a collision that happened in Newbottle in Houghton this morning.

At around 7am this morning (September 11) police were called to reports that a vehicle had left the A690 in Newbottle, Houghton, and crashed into a field.

The eastbound carriageway was closed for a short time to allow the collision to be dealt with.

The driver of the vehicle was pronounced dead at the scene.

Officers are carrying out enquiries into the collision and appealing for any witnesses.

Anyone with any information should contact Northumbria Police on 101 ext 69191 quoting reference 146 110915.

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