Man who died overtaking on busy road has been named

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A MAN who died in a crash on a busy North-East road has been named.

Lewis Dickson, of Adolphus Street, Seaham, was driving along the A167, about 400m north of Chilton roundabout, in a green Rover 25 when it collided with an articulated lorry.

The accident happened shortly after 10am on Wednesday, December 4. The 21-year-old was overtaking a brown coloured Vauxhall Meriva, when his car hit the lorry head on and then spun around to collide with the offside of the Meriva.

The 56-year-old male lorry driver, of Consett, was treated at Darlington Memorial Hospital for minor injuries while the driver of the Meriva, a 61-year-old man from Brandon was not hurt.

Witnesses should call the road policing unit on 101.

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