Man dies on A1 following collision with Scania Tipper

A man has died in a collision in Northumberland.

It happened at 4.25pm on Friday, February20, on the A1 northbound between the B1341 and B1342 just north of theB6348 near Belford, when a Rover car and a Scania tipper collided.

The driver of the car, a man aged inhis 50s, was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the tipper wasnot injured.

The road was closed for around fivehours to allow for investigation and vehicle recovery.

Police are appealing for any witnessesto contact them on 101 ext 69191, quoting reference 785 20/02/15.