Arrests after fatal lamppost crash in Billingham

Police have made two arrests after a man died when a car left the road and hit a lamppost on Teesside.

The crash, which involved a Ford Focus, happened early on Sunday on Wolviston Road in Billingham.

The front seat passenger, a man in his 20s from North Yorkshire, was pronounced dead in hospital.

Two people were arrested on suspicion of drink driving and causing death by dangerous driving.

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