Fatal hit and run in South Shields
15 Apr 2017 06:00 AM[View Full Size]
Police investigating a fatal hit and run in South Tyneside have arrested a man.
Earlier this morning a 20-year-old man died after being hit by a car in Anderson Street in South Shields.
The driver of the car left the scene.
A 20-year-old man has now been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and is inpolice custody.
Enquiries are on-going and any witnesses should ring Northumbria Police on 101 quoting reference 216 150417.