Arrest after man dies in crash in Brotton

A man has been arrested after a man was killed in a crash in East Cleveland.

Three cars collided on the A174 Brotton Bypass at about 17:00 GMT on Friday. The crash involved a Vauxhall Corsa, an Audi estate and a Volkswagen Scirocco.

One of the passengers in the Corsa, a 19-year-old man, was pronounced dead at the scene. The 19-year-old driver of the Corsa had minor injuries.

A 19-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving, Cleveland Police said.

Another passenger in the Corsa, an 18-year-old woman, was taken to hospital, where she is in a stable condition. A man driving the Audi and a woman driving the Scirocco received minor injuries.

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