Police have named a pensioner killed in a Seaton Sluice automobile crash on Saturday.
George McCall died after his white Suzuki veered off the street and collided with a wall on Saturday morning.
The 79-year-old, from Seaton Sluice, was taken to hospital however sadly handed away.
Northumbria Police confirmed officers are investigating how the tragic incident occurred.
He had been travelling west on Fountain Head Bank in the direction of The Avenue (A190) when for causes but to be established, he got here off the street.
The investigation stays ongoing and officers are nonetheless asking for any witnesses to the collision, or anybody with dashcam footage to return ahead.
“This is a particularly unhappy incident in which a person has misplaced his life. Our ideas are together with his family members right now,” mentioned Sergeant Ray Lowery, from Northumbria Police’ s Motor Patrols, following the crash.
“Our investigation is ongoing and we have now already spoken to a variety of witnesses in reference to this incident, however would encourage anybody who hasn’t come ahead to get in contact as quickly as potential.
“We’d additionally welcome any dashcam footage to assist us construct up a transparent image of the second main as much as this collision.”
The crash occurred at 8.30am. Police and emergency companies attended the scene with the motive force initially taken to hospital with life-threatening accidents, which he sadly succumbed too.
Anyone with info is requested to contact police by calling 101 or utilizing the Tell us Something web page on our web site quoting log 237 03/04/21.