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Motorist Dies In Crash


A motorist has died after a crash near West Auckland.

A motorist has died following a crash.

The two-vehicle incident happened at about 10.45am on Thursday 29th June on the A68 Bildershaw Bank near West Auckland.

It is understood that the driver of a black coloured Peugeot 206 was heading from Burtree in the direction of West Auckland descending the hill when he was involved in a collision with a beige Skoda Octavia heading up the hill.


Paramedics and the fire and rescue service attended but the driver of the Peugeot was pronounced dead at the scene.

Durham Constabulary would like to speak to anyone who may have witnessed the collision or the vehicles being driven prior to the crash.

Anybody with any information is requested to contact the Collision Investigation Unit on 0191 3752159 or Durham Police on the non-emergency number 101 quoting incident number 128 of June 28.



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