A MAN has been killed in a head-on crash which has left a woman fighting for her life and two young children injured.
Cops rushed to the A1 at Belford, Northumberland, following the horror crash shortly after 6.15pm yesterday.
Emergency services found a Nissan Note had been in collision with a Toyota Auris which had been travelling in the opposite direction.
The driver of a Nissan, a 38-year-old man, died at the scene while a man and woman in the Toyota were rushed to hospital and are in a critical but stable condition.
A young boy and girl were also in the Toyota and are in hospital with minor injuries after the car collided with an Audi Q5.
Sergeant Pinner Rana, of Northumbria Police’s motor patrols department, said: “This was a very serious collision which sadly resulted in the death of a man who was involved.
“Our thoughts are with his friends and family at this difficult time, and dedicated family liaison officers are currently offering them support as they come to terms with their loss.
“Four occupants in the Toyota Auris, two adults and two children, have all been taken to hospital and currently are receiving medical attention.
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“This was a devastating incident, and the road was subsequently closed for more than eight hours as emergency services attended. We are now committed to finding out the circumstances behind what happened.
“I would like to appeal to anyone who witnessed the collision, or who think they saw any of the cars involved prior to the incident on dashcam footage, to come forward and assist officers with the investigation.”
Anyone with information is asked to contact 101 quoting reference 826 290919 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111. Alternatively, you can email [email protected]
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