A pedestrian was killed when he was struck by a car on Tyneside.
Emergency services were called to Albion Road, in the Windy Nook area of Gateshead, just after midnight, when the man was hit by a Volvo.
The 49-year-old was taken to hospital where he was pronounced dead. Police said they were not in a position to name him at the present time.
Northumbria Police has appealed to anyone with any information about the incident to contact the force.