Tyne & Wear

A1 crash near Angel: Man dies in overturned car

A1 crash
Image caption Police said a woman had been arrested following the fatal crash near the Angel of the North

A man died after the car he was travelling in overturned and ended up on its roof near the Angel of the North on Tyneside.

The 23-year-old victim was pronounced dead in hospital following the crash near the turnoff for the A1231 on the A1, in Newcastle, on 19 April.

Northumbria Police said a 31-year-old man arrested in connection with the collision was later bailed.

A woman, 24 who was arrested was later released without charge.

Another man, aged 20, who was also in the car, suffered minor injuries.

A Northumbria Police spokesman said: "Inquiries into the collision are on-going and police are continuing to appeal for witnesses."

Image caption Another man in the vehicle suffered minor injuries

Related Topics

Related Internet links

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites