One man airlifted to hospital after collision between motorbike and car in Hartlepool

The scene in Oxford Road. Pictiure: Tom Collins
The scene in Oxford Road. Pictiure: Tom Collins

A man has been airlifted to hospital after a road accident in Hartlepool

A Great North Air Ambulance spokesman said the service had flown a man to Middlesbrough's James Cook University Hospital with 'serious' injuries after an accident in Oxford Road.

Police and firefighters in Oxford Road. Picture: Tom Collins

Police and firefighters in Oxford Road. Picture: Tom Collins

A Cleveland Police spokeswoman said: "We were called at 11.20am to a report of a collision between a white Volkswagen Polo and a silver Yamaha scooter, close to the junction of Oxford Road and Tristram Avenue.

"Ambulance and fire crews were also in attendance.

"A 19-year-old man has been flown to James Cook Hospital by air ambulance."

The aftermath of the collision. Picture: Tom Collins

The aftermath of the collision. Picture: Tom Collins

The patient is loaded onto the air ambulance. Picture: Tom Collins

The patient is loaded onto the air ambulance. Picture: Tom Collins