Woman killed and another taken to hospital following A189 crash near Cramlington

A woman has died in a horror crash on the A189 Spine Road in Northumberland.[1] Emergency services were called to a collision between a car and a wagon near Cramlington , at around 10.50am on Sunday. As a result, two occupants of the car had become trapped after the vehicle flipped onto its roof.

Police closed the A189 Spine Road southbound to traffic to allow an air ambulance to land on the road.[2][3]

A woman has died after crash involving a lorry and car on the Spine Road  

Firefighters used specialist equipment to free two women from the smashed up car. One woman was pronounced dead shortly afterwards.

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Another woman has been taken to Cramlington Hospital[4] with serious injuries. A North East Ambulance Service[5] spokeswoman said: "We were called at 10.44am to reports of persons trapped in a vehicle following a road traffic collision involving a car and a lorry.

Woman killed and another taken to hospital following A189 crash near CramlingtonPolice responding to the fatal collision on the A189 Spine Road

"We have dispatched a trauma car, two Hazardous Area Response Teams, three ambulances and an officer to the scene.

"We have also requested air support from the Great North Air Ambulance Service, with a helicopter landing on the A189.

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"One patient has been taken to Cramlington Hospital with serious injuries."

Officers are in the process of establishing the identity of the deceased and informing next of kin.

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A diversion is also in place as the road is expected to be closed for a number of hours.

A Northumbria Police spokesman said: "Inquiries into the circumstances of the collision are ongoing and we're asking anyone who witnessed the incident to contact police on 101 quoting reference 412 031119 or report it online via the Northumbria Police website."


  1. ^ Northumberland. (www.chroniclelive.co.uk)
  2. ^ A189 Spine Road (www.chroniclelive.co.uk)
  3. ^ air ambulance to land on the road. (www.chroniclelive.co.uk)
  4. ^ Cramlington Hospital (www.chroniclelive.co.uk)
  5. ^ North East Ambulance Service (www.chroniclelive.co.uk)

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