Whitley Bay man dies in A1 crash

THE man who died after his car collided with a lorry on the A1 on Sunday afternoon was from Whitley Bay.

Robert Derek Harmison, 33, was airlifted to the Royal Victoria Infirmary in Newcastle after the crash at Hebron, near Morpeth, but he died form his injuries overnight.

The road was closed for more than four hours after the crash, which happened at around 5.30pm, to allow an investigation to take place.