Appeal after teenager taken to hospital following collision in Hartlepool

Police are appealing for witnesses after a teenager sustained a leg injury in a collision with a van.

Tuesday, 3rd May 2022, 3:06 pm

The teenage boy remained in hospital overnight after suffering a fracture to his leg in a collision in Hartlepool’s Park Road at around 5.15pm on Monday, May 2.

Cleveland Police have said that an investigation has been launched into the incident, which involved a Yamaha MT and a Mercedes Sprinter van.

A force statement on Tuesday said: “A 17-year-old was riding a Yamaha MT 125 ABS along Park Road towards York Road from Stockton Street and he was in collision with a Mercedes Sprinter van which had pulled out of Eden Street.

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Enquiries into the incident are ongoing.

“The rider fell to the ground and sustained a fracture to his left leg. He remains in the University Hospital of North Tees receiving treatment.

“Inquiries are on-going and we would appeal for information/dash cam/CCTV which could help. Please contact Cleveland Police on the 101 number, quoting ref SE22073392.”

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