A woman has died after she crashed while riding a quad bike, police said today (Saturday, January 12).
Police were called to the scene at 2.43pm yesterday after receiving a report of an incident on an unnamed road near West Todholes, Elsdon, Northumberland.
A Northumbria Police spokesman said: ''Police and the ambulance service attended and a woman, the rider of the quad bike, was declared dead at the scene.
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''A report will be prepared for the coroner.''
Investigators have appealed for anyone in the area at the time to call Northumbria Police's Road Safety Unit on 101.