A WOMAN from South Tyneside killed in a smash on the A1 has been named.
Margaret Hilda Foley from South Shields died en route to hospital after her car was involved in a collision with a lorry.
The collision happened on Monday morning on a single crriageway stretch of the road near Berwick, 100 yards north of Haggerston.
The 81-year-old had been travelling in a Nissan Note which collided with a lorry.
The pensioner was cut free by firefighters and treated at the scene by paramedics but died on her way to Wansbeck General Hospital in Ashington.
The driver of the lorry, a 55-year-old man, escaped injury.
An inquest Margaret Foley’s death has been opened and adjourned by North Northumberland coroner Tony Brown.