Fatal hit and run in South Shields

15 Apr 2017 06:00 AM

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UPDATE: 12.30pm

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.


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