POLICE closed a main road after a women was hit by a car.
The incident happened in Park Road, Hartlepool, at around 2.55pm today (Tuesday).
The woman is believed to have avoided serious injuries but was taken by ambulance to the University Hospital of North Tees, in Stockton, to be checked over.
Police closed Park Road from the A689 crossroads with Hucklehoven Way.
A Cleveland Police spokeswoman said: “We were called at 2.55pm after a collision between a car and a female pedestrian.”