Motorcyclist injured in early morning accident in Hartlepool

The A6890 in Hartlepool where an accident happened today.
The A6890 in Hartlepool where an accident happened today.

A motorcyclist was injured when he collided with a car in the town this morning.

Police and ambulance crews were called to the A689 at around 6.10am today.

The accident happened near the Owton Lodge pub when the motorcyclist collided with a brown Vauxhall Astra car.

The male rider was taken to hospital suffering from a suspected broken leg, it is not thought anyone else was injured during the crash.