A DRIVER was airlifted to hospital with serious injuries after a two-car crash in Northumberland today (Thursday, February 6).

The 30-year-old man, from Hartlepool, was trapped in the wreckage of his car and had to be cut free by firefighters.

The collision took place on the A68 near Catcleugh Reservoir at 4.30pm.

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The man was airlifted to Newcastle's Royal Victoria Infirmary by the Great North Air Ambulance with serious leg injuries.