Fatal collision in Hebburn

09 Apr 2016 11:00 AM

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Saturday, April 9, 1.20pm

Police investigating a fatal collision in Hebburn are appealing for anyone who was near Riverside Park in the early hours of this morning to get in contact.

In the early hours of this morning (Saturday, April 9) a man died after being struck by a car in Victoria Road West. The driver of the car did not stop at the scene.

Enquiries are ongoing into the collision and police want to speak to anyone who saw a Silver Mercedes with extensive damage driving towards or away from Hebburn Riverside Park between 12.15am and 12.30am.

A 39-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and remains in police custody.

Officers are also keen for witnesses identified on CCTV in Station Road in Hebburn at around 12.25am to get in contact.

Any witnesses are asked to contact Northumbria Police on 101 quoting reference 31 090416.

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