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Man dies following Sunderland crash

Michael Armstrong from Ryhope has died following a car crash Credit: Northumbria Police

A 35-year-old man, who was hospitalised following a crash in Sunderland, has died.

Michael Armstrong from Ryhope, was a passenger in a car that hit a garden fence on Kingston Mews in Philadelphia, shortly after 11.30pm on Saturday (February 16).

Shortly afterwards, officers were called to Ross Lea in Shiney Row, and found Michael with serious injuries to his abdomen.

Three people were arrested in connection with the incident and remain under investigation.