Tributes to driver killed in County Durham road smash

Wayne Seal.
Wayne Seal.

Tributes have been paid to a driver who died in a road accident at the weekend.

Wayne Seal, 46, was tragically killed in a collision on the B6282 Lands Road, Cockfield, South of Bishop Auckland, County Durham at 12.25am on Sunday morning.

Today his brother Garry said: “Wayne will be sadly missed by his family and many VW enthusiast friends and will be remembered for his outgoing care-free personality. Rest in peace.”

Wayne, from Newton Aycliffe, was a loving son of Sandra and Walter and loving brother to Tony, Garry and Matthew and had other close relatives.

Wayne was driving a Ford Fiesta which was involved in a collision with a Skoda Fabia.

The driver and front seat passenger of the Skoda Fabia were taken to the University Hospital of North Durham with minor injuries.

A rear seat passenger of the Skoda was taken to the James Cook University Hospital suffering spinal injuries.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Collision Investigation Unit on 0191 375 2159.