A 38 year old man has sadly died following a multi-vehicle crash on the A689 near Hartlepool on Friday evening.

Officers from Cleveland Police are appealing after a man sadly died following a collision in Hartlepool.

The collision happened around 9:05pm on Friday 5th January on the A689 towards Hartlepool from Newton Bewley, involving a pedestrian and three vehicles; a Vauxhall Astra, Kia Sportage and Ford Puma.

A 38-year-old male pedestrian was sadly pronounced dead at the scene. His family have been informed and are being supported by specially trained officers. Our thoughts remain with the man’s family at this extremely difficult time.

Police are appealing to anyone who may have been in the area of the A689 at Newton Bewley around 9:05pm on Friday 5th January and may have witnessed the incident or may have dash cam footage which could assist the ongoing police investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Cleveland Police on 101, quoting event number 002914.

Dashcam footage can be uploaded here: https://unitedkingdom1cpp-portal.digital-policing.co.uk/cleveland/appeal/man-sadly-dies-after-collision-in-hartlepool

Last Updated on 7 January 2024