North East news LIVE: Three-vehicle crash on A1; car crashes into house in Longbenton

Man arrested after hit-and-run

A man has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving after a hit-and-run. A 75-year-old woman died after a crash on Jesmond Road, near the Punch Bowl pub, in Newcastle, shortly after 7.20pm on Saturday. A 79-year-old man was seriously injured and was still fighting for his life in hospital on Sunday morning.

The pedestrians are thought to have been struck by a dark-coloured car, which made off from the scene.

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