Woman dies in Morpeth car accident

POLICE have named the woman who died in a car accident on the edge of Morpeth.

Claire Dickman, 24, of Eighth Avenue, Morpeth, died in an accident at Barmoor Bank early yesterday morning.

The incident happened at about 3.20am on the A192 when a Vauxhall Vectra overturned.

Ms Dickman was confirmed dead at the scene, while a man was taken to hospital with injuries not believed to be life-threatening.

Police and two fire appliances from Pegswood attended.

Any witnesses to the accident are urged to contact Bedlington Motor Patrols on 03456 043043, ext 69191, or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.