Tyne & Wear

One dead as crash leaves car on roof on Gateshead roundabout

Roundabout near the Redheugh Bridge in Gateshead Image copyright Google
Image caption The BMW overturned near the roundabout at the end of the Redheugh Bridge

A 17-year-old has died in a crash that left a car on its roof.

James Docherty died on the roundabout at the junction of the Redheugh Bridge and Askew Road West in Gateshead at 04:00 BST on Sunday.

Two men also suffered non-life threatening injuries in the accident that involved a BMW.

Four men have been arrested. Northumbria Police said a further two people left the scene before emergency crews arrived.

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