Durham driver dies in crash

Police have launched an investigation following the death of a motorist in Durham.

Friday, 29th December 2017, 4:13 pm
Updated Friday, 29th December 2017, 4:15 pm
Driver dies following an accident in Durham.

A collision happened in Consett at about 9.40am today on the A691 near Leadgate Industrial Estate.

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The collision involved a tractor and a silver Mini Cooper.

A spokesman for Durham Police, said: "The driver of the tractor did not suffer any injuries, however, the driver of the Mini was sadly pronounced dead at the scene."

Investigations are ongoing into the incident.