Tributes to a loving mum

Claire Dickman.
Claire Dickman.

EMOTIONAL tributes to a Morpeth resident have been left at the scene of a road crash which claimed her life.

Single mother Claire Dickman, 24, of Eighth Avenue in Stobhill, died in an accident at Barmoor Bank last Thursday morning.

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

Miss Dickman was confirmed dead at the scene, while a man, who has not been named, was taken to hospital for treatment, but was later released

A private Facebook group has been set up in Miss Dickman’s memory and flowers and messages of condolence have been left by the roadside.

Her father Peter has also paid tribute.

He said: “Claire was a very loving, devoted mother, who loved life and lived it to the full.

“She always had a smile on her face and was one in a million.

“Claire had a heart of gold. She will be sadly missed by all who loved her and there are many.

“We are devastated to have lost someone so precious to us.”

Neighbours said Ms Dickman had recently moved to Stobhill and was regularly seen taking her young son to school.

A 22-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and has been bailed pending further enquiries.

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