Hartlepool mayor involved in car crash

Mayor of Hartlepool Stephen Akers-Belcher has been involved in a crash in Grange Road Hartlepool.

Mayor of Hartlepool Stephen Akers-Belcher has been involved in a crash in Grange Road Hartlepool.

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MAYOR of Hartlepool Stephen Akers-Belcher has been involved in a crash.

The collision happened in Grange Road, Hartlepool, near to the junction with Mulgrave Road, around 10.35am today, between a Ford Focus and a BMW car.

Mayor of Hartlepool Stephen Akers-Belcher has been involved in a crash in Grange Road Hartlepool.

Mayor of Hartlepool Stephen Akers-Belcher has been involved in a crash in Grange Road Hartlepool.

Police and ambulance crews attended the scene.

The mayor did not suffer any injuries and was seen stood talking to police officers.

His partner Christopher Akers-Belcher attended the scene, as did Councillor Majorie James, fellow Manor House ward representative.

No one else was injured in the accident.

Mayor of Hartlepool Stephen Akers-Belcher has been involved in a crash in Grange Road Hartlepool.

Mayor of Hartlepool Stephen Akers-Belcher has been involved in a crash in Grange Road Hartlepool.

A spokesman for Hartlepool Borough Council confirmed the Mayor had been involved.

He said: “We can confirm that the Mayor was involved in a collision and we are pleased to report that he is okay.”

A spokeswoman for Clevelabd Police said: “This was a minor collision and there were no injuries to the people involved.

“It looked a lot worse than it actually was.”

Hartlepool's ceremonial mayor Stephen Akers-Belcher was involved in a road traffic collision after turning right out of Mulgrave Road onto Grange Road and his vehicle being hit by a BMW car.

Hartlepool's ceremonial mayor Stephen Akers-Belcher was involved in a road traffic collision after turning right out of Mulgrave Road onto Grange Road and his vehicle being hit by a BMW car.

Hartlepool's ceremonial mayor Stephen Akers-Belcher was involved in a road traffic collision after turning right out of Mulgrave Road onto Grange Road and his vehicle being hit by a BMW car.

Hartlepool's ceremonial mayor Stephen Akers-Belcher was involved in a road traffic collision after turning right out of Mulgrave Road onto Grange Road and his vehicle being hit by a BMW car.

Hartlepool's ceremonial mayor Stephen Akers-Belcher was involved in a road traffic collision after turning right out of Mulgrave Road onto Grange Road and his vehicle being hit by a BMW car. Stephen Akers-Belcher leaves the scene after being spoken to by police.

Hartlepool's ceremonial mayor Stephen Akers-Belcher was involved in a road traffic collision after turning right out of Mulgrave Road onto Grange Road and his vehicle being hit by a BMW car. Stephen Akers-Belcher leaves the scene after being spoken to by police.

Hartlepool's ceremonial mayor Stephen Akers-Belcher was involved in a road traffic collision after turning right out of Mulgrave Road onto Grange Road and his vehicle being hit by a BMW car. The damage caused to the mayor's black Ford car.

Hartlepool's ceremonial mayor Stephen Akers-Belcher was involved in a road traffic collision after turning right out of Mulgrave Road onto Grange Road and his vehicle being hit by a BMW car. The damage caused to the mayor's black Ford car.

Hartlepool's ceremonial mayor Stephen Akers-Belcher was involved in a road traffic collision after turning right out of Mulgrave Road onto Grange Road and his vehicle being hit by a BMW car. The damage caused to the mayor's black Ford car.

Hartlepool's ceremonial mayor Stephen Akers-Belcher was involved in a road traffic collision after turning right out of Mulgrave Road onto Grange Road and his vehicle being hit by a BMW car. The damage caused to the mayor's black Ford car.

Hartlepool's ceremonial mayor Stephen Akers-Belcher was involved in a road traffic collision after turning right out of Mulgrave Road onto Grange Road and his vehicle being hit by a BMW car.

Hartlepool's ceremonial mayor Stephen Akers-Belcher was involved in a road traffic collision after turning right out of Mulgrave Road onto Grange Road and his vehicle being hit by a BMW car.

Hartlepool's ceremonial mayor Stephen Akers-Belcher was involved in a road traffic collision after turning right out of Mulgrave Road onto Grange Road and his vehicle being hit by a BMW car. The damage caused to the mayor's black Ford car.

Hartlepool's ceremonial mayor Stephen Akers-Belcher was involved in a road traffic collision after turning right out of Mulgrave Road onto Grange Road and his vehicle being hit by a BMW car. The damage caused to the mayor's black Ford car.

Hartlepool's ceremonial mayor Stephen Akers-Belcher was involved in a road traffic collision after turning right out of Mulgrave Road onto Grange Road and his vehicle being hit by a BMW car. Akers-Belchers partner and Hartlepool Borough Council leader Christopher Akers-Belcher was on the scene when the Mail arrived but left soon afterwards.

Hartlepool's ceremonial mayor Stephen Akers-Belcher was involved in a road traffic collision after turning right out of Mulgrave Road onto Grange Road and his vehicle being hit by a BMW car. Akers-Belchers partner and Hartlepool Borough Council leader Christopher Akers-Belcher was on the scene when the Mail arrived but left soon afterwards.