Police say they received reports of a man being hit by a car in that area of the city in the early hours of the morning. The man hasn't yet been identified and a post mortem examination is due to take place today.
Police are appealing for witnesses following a hit and run collision near Dalton on Tees.
On Friday morning, a white Ford Fiesta driven by a woman from Northallerton was hit by another white vehicle.
The vehicle failed to stop at the scene of the crash on the A167 towards Darlington
No one was hurt but police are appealing for any information that could help them with their investigations.
“I’m appealing to the driver of the white vehicle to contact us. He will be aware that he has been involved in a collision due to the severity of the damage to the Fiesta. I am also appealing to anyone who knows of a white vehicle driven by a man which has sustained damage since Friday morning, to get in touch with us.
“I would also like to hear from any witnesses to the actual collision. We understand there was a line of vehicles in the vicinity of the collision, we would like to hear from these drivers too. “
– Traffic Constable Graham Waller of the force’s Roads Policing Group
Police are looking for a driver who didn't stop after colliding with a cyclist in North Yorkshire. It happened in the centre of Ripon yesterday afternoon. The 61 year old cyclist was taken to hospital and later discharged with minor injuries.
Police believe the car involved was a small metallic blue hatchback.