Appeal following fatal Washington collision

27 Dec 2017 13:00 PM

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Police are appealing for information following a fatal road traffic collision in Washington.

The three vehicle incident took place at around 7pm on Saturday December 23 on the northbound A182 carriageway close to the Mount Pleasant Interchange. The road was closed for a short time to allow for recovery and investigation.

A passenger in one of the vehicles, an 81 year old local woman, was taken to hospital but sadly later died from her injuries. Three other people suffered from whiplash injuries.


Anyone who witnessed the collision or has any information is asked to contact Northumbria Police on 101 quoting incident number 1019 231217.