At least three people have been killed, following a crash involving a car and lorry, in the UK town of Gateshead.
Three people have been killed after the car they were travelling in collided with a lorry in Gateshead.
The crash happened on Fellside Road at about 02:20 BST on Wednesday close to Whickham Golf Club, Northumbria Police said.
A force spokesman said those who died had not yet been identified. The driver of the lorry was not injured.
A section of Fellside Road remains closed as investigations continue.
Gateshead is located just across the River Tyne from the English city of Newcastle.