Collision in Northumberland kills man

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A MAN has died following a car crash in Northumberland.

At 8.40am today, Thursday, July 21, police received a report of a road traffic collision at Guidepost Medical Centre in Guidepost involving a Toyota Yaris and a stationary Vauxhall Corsa.

The 76-year-old driver of the Yaris, who comes from the Bedlington area, may have taken ill at the wheel and following the collision he was taken to Wansbeck District General Hospital where he was declared dead.

Police are asking that anyone who witnessed the collision contact Motor Patrol officers in Northumberland on 03456 043043, ext 69191.