Woman injured after being hit by police van’s wing mirror in Hartlepool

The A689 in Hartlepool. Copyright Google Maps
The A689 in Hartlepool. Copyright Google Maps
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A woman has been injured after being hit by a police van’s wing mirror in Hartlepool.

The pedestrian was walking along the A689 Stockton Road close to the town’s Tesco store when it happened shortly before noon on Tuesday.

A Cleveland Police spokeswoman said that the vehicle’s wing mirror collided with the arm of the pedestrian and she suffered bruising to the limb.

She is thought to have received medical treatment following the incident.

The police van was responding to another incident at the time that the woman was injured.