Driver dies following A1 crash

A MAN has died in hospital after his car collided with a lorry on the A1 on Sunday (October 9).

Police were called to the crash at Hebron, near Morpeth, at 5.30pm.

The 33-year-old was taken to the Royal Victoria Infirmary in Newcastle but died from his injuries overnight.

The road was closed for around four-and-a-half hours to allow for an investigation to take place.

Next of kin is currently being informed.