Man hit by bus in Hartlepool town centre

An ambulance was sent to York Road after a man was hit by a bus.
An ambulance was sent to York Road after a man was hit by a bus.

A 39-YEAR-OLD man has been taken to hospital after being involved in a collision with a bus in Hartlepool town centre.

York Road was closed to traffic for around half an hour following the incident at 8.40am on Tuesday.

A spokesman for Cleveland Police said the victim was taken to the University of North Tees in Stockton, but his injuries were described as minor.

The road reopened at 9.10am.