Police can now name the gentleman who sadly died after his car was in collision on West View Road in Hartlepool at around 1.45pm this afternoon (Thursday 12th April).
Police were called to the scene of a serious collision on West View Road in Hartlepool at around 1.45pm. The road is currently closed in both directions whilst emergency services manage the incident @ClevelandRPU
— Cleveland Police UK (@ClevelandPolice) April 12, 2018
Hartlepool man Herbert Mark Ashley, 67, was pronounced deceased at the scene.
Herbert leaves wife Ellen, adult children and grandchildren, and his family has this evening said they have been left devastated at his death and that he will be very sadly missed.
They have asked to be left in peace while they try to come to terms with what has happened.
Cleveland Police have said Our thoughts and sympathies remain with them at this very difficult time.