Thousands of lanterns will be released in Darlington this evening in memory of Danny Wake. The three year old died last Monday when he was hit by a car as he walked with his mother and brother. Police are still trying to trace the driver.
Officers investigating a hit and run in which a toddler died say the driver of the vehicle involved could live outside the North East. Three year old Danny Wake was killed in Darlington on Monday.
He'd been walking along Neasham Road with his mother and brother. Since then police have been trying to trace the driver. Police say it's possible the vehicle could have been a delivery van. Inspector Neil Fuller is from Durham Police:
Friends of the family of Danny Wake have been collecting money to go towards the toddler's funeral expenses. The three year old died after being hit by a vehicle in a hit and run in Darlington on Monday. Hundreds of flowers have been laid at the scene where it happened on Neasham Road.