A 68-YEAR-OLD man remains in hospital following a crash in Tynedale this week.

At around 1.30pm on Wednesday (April 10), police received a report that two vehicles, a black Land Rover and a blue Mazda, had been involved in a collision on the A69 near Haydon Bridge.

A 62-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene.

Another man, aged 68, was taken to hospital with serious injuries. Northumbria Police has said he remains there in a stable condition.

Following the crash, Sergeant Michael Parnaby said: "This is an incredibly tragic incident which has resulted in one man sadly losing his life. Our thoughts are with his loved ones while they come to terms with what has happened.

“Our investigation is ongoing and we are determined to establish exactly what happened in the moments before the collision.

“We know this happened on a busy stretch of the A69 and we would like to hear from any motorists who were passing through and think they have information about what happened, or any dashcam they would like to submit.

“Any piece of information, no matter how small could really assist with our enquiries.”