A CYCLIST suffered a dislocated shoulder after he was involved in a collision with a car.
Emergency services were called to reports of a cyclist being hurt in Tees Road, in Billingham.
The incident, which involved a white Skoda Fabia, happened around 11am on Thursday.
Firefighters from Billingham Fire Station were sent to the scene and gave first aid to the man, who is 41, and from the Stockton area, until paramedics arrived.
A spokeswoman for Cleveland Fire Brigade said: “One pump from Billingham attended a road traffic collision between a car and a cyclist in Billingham.
“The crew rendered first aid to the casualty until the availability of paramedics.”
A Cleveland Police spokeswoman said: “We were called to a report of a collision between a male on a bike and a car in Tees Road, Billingham, just after 11am on Thursday.
“The man was taken to the University Hospital of North Tees, in Stockton, with a dislocated shoulder.”A North East Ambulance Service spokesman said the service received a call to the scene at 11.01am and paramedics arrived at 11.21am.
He added: “We were called at 11,01am to treat a male cyclist who sustained a minor shoulder injury and was taken to the University Hospital of North Tees.”