Driver dies after car hits tree in Middlesbrough
A 46-year-old man has died after driving into parked cars and hitting a tree in Middlesbrough.
Mohammed Latif, from the area, suffered serious head injuries when his Vauxhall Vectra crashed on Park Vale Road at about 02:20 GMT.
He was taken to James Cook University Hospital but later died as a result of his injuries.
His family described the father-of-three as having "a heart of gold".
In a statement, they said: "Mohammed, known as Latty, was a hard-working man. He had a heart of gold and would help everyone he could, giving them great support.
"Latty was a caring, devoted father to his three children and a rock to his wife, Tarzeem.
"He was well-liked and loved by all who knew him, and will be sadly missed."
Cleveland Police have appealed for witnesses or anyone with any information to contact them.