A man has been arrested after the death of a 16-year-old boy who suffered fatal head injuries when a car crashed into a tree in Wolverhampton.
West Midlands Police said the victim, who has not yet been named, died in hospital after the accident in the Low Hill area at about 5.10am on Tuesday.
It is believed the boy was a passenger in the Ford Ka and that two other people fled from the scene of the accident in Park Lane.
A police spokesman said an 18-year-old male had been arrested on suspicion of burglary following the crash.
Officers want to speak to anyone who witnessed the collision, or who saw the car being driven in the area.
"We urgently need to speak to anyone with information about the collision, or the vehicle involved," the spokesman said.
Anyone with information which could assist the police inquiry is asked to contact Low Hill police station on 0845 113 5000.