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Man named after fatal collision in Darlington

The man who died in a collision between an Isuzu Trooper and a bus on Saturday afternoon in Darlington has been named as 19 year old James Thomas Reddington from Kirkby Close in Darlington.

Mr Reddington who was a passenger in the Isuzu Trooper was confirmed dead at the scene.

The collision happened at the junction of Parkgate and St Cuthbert's Way at around 4.55 pm.

25 year old Darrel French who was driving the car appeared before Peterlee magistrates today charged with a range of offences including causing death by dangerous driving and burglary.

He was remanded in custody for two weeks.

A 23 year old man who was also a passenger in the car is still in hospital with a broken leg and facial injuries.

Police are appealing for anyone who was near the area of the collision and saw anything to contact them.