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Posted on Friday 24 March 2023

Police are appealing for information following a fatal road traffic collision last night.

Officers were called to the incident in Stockley Lane, Crook, just after 7.30pm.

The incident involved a Citroen Saxo, Renault Megane and Mini Cooper.

Sadly, the driver of the Citroen, a man in his 60s, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the Renault, a man in his 20s, was seriously injured and taken to the Royal Victoria Infirmary in Newcastle where he remains in a stable condition.

The driver of the Mini is believed to have been unharmed.

The road was closed for several hours whilst collision investigators were on scene. It was reopened just after 6am this morning.

Officers would like to hear from anyone who may have witnessed the collision or who might have dash cam footage after being in the area at the time.

If you can assist, please call the Collision Investigation Team on 01325 742702 or email with contact details and a member of the team will call you back.

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