Fatal collision near Ponteland

03 Dec 2016 18:54 PM

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Police are investigating after a fatal collision in Northumberland.

Shortly before 3pm on Friday, December 2, police received a report of a collision between a van, a VW Golf and an Isuzu pick up on the A696 north of Ponteland.

Emergency services attended but the driver of the Golf, a male from Newcastle, was pronounced dead at the scene. The occupants of the other vehicles suffered minor injuries

The road was closed for around four hours to allow officers to deal with the incident and diversions were put in place.

Anyone who saw the collision is asked to contact police on 101 quoting reference 639 02/12/16.

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