Police hunt Saab driver after four-vehicle crash in Hartlepool

A road traffic collision outside the entrance to Hartlepool 6th Form College involving a private hire taxi and another vehicle.
A road traffic collision outside the entrance to Hartlepool 6th Form College involving a private hire taxi and another vehicle.

A woman has been taken to hospital after a four-vehicle crash in Hartlepool.

Police were called to Catcote Road at 8.55am today after a black Saab was involved in a collision with three vehicles. The vehicles included a white panel van, a Volkswagen transporter and a silver Skoda.

A road traffic collision outside the entrance to Hartlepool 6th Form College involving a private hire taxi and another vehicle.

A road traffic collision outside the entrance to Hartlepool 6th Form College involving a private hire taxi and another vehicle.

The driver of the Skoda was treated for an injury to his shoulder.

A woman passenger from the Saab was taken to hospital with facial injuries.

Police said the driver of the Saab fled the scene and inquiries were ongoing to locate the person who was behind the wheel at the time.