A patient had to be air lifted to hospital following an incident in Billingham

Rievaulx Avenue in Billingham.
Rievaulx Avenue in Billingham.

Emergency crews were called to Billingham today to a road traffic incident.

The Great North Air Ambulance was called to the Wolviston Road and Rievaulx Avenue area at 3.45pm today.

A spokesman said one person has been airlifted to James Cook University Hospital.

The condition of the injured person is not yet known and police had the road closed.