Woman who died in crash is named by police

POLICE have named the woman who died in a car crash on Wednesday morning as 45-year-old Carol Dunn from Blyth.

Officers are continuing to investigate the circumstances of the incident which happened in Horton Road, Bebside, at 6.55am.

Ms Dunn was driving a Vauxhall Corsa, which left the road and collided with a wall. She was taken to Royal Victoria Infirmary in Newcastle, where she later died.

Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101 ext 69191 and ask for the Road Safety Unit at Etal Lane police station.