Fifth arrest in relation to hit-and-run crash in Billingham which claimed pensioner's life

A fifth arrest has been made following a hit-and-run collision after which a pensioner died.

Tuesday, 27th August 2019, 1:02 pm
Updated Tuesday, 27th August 2019, 4:18 pm
William Arthur Lewis lost his life following a hit and run on Friday, August 23.

Cleveland Police arrested a 36-year-old man on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving in the early hours of Tuesday, August 27.

The incident happened on Friday, August 23 at around 8.30pm.

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Anyone with information who has not yet spoken to police is asked to contact Cleveland Police via the 101 number quoting Event 144994.

Details can also be passed anonymously via Crimestoppers, tel 0800 555 111 or through its website at