Biker left with broken arm after collision with car

The collision happened on Powlett Road in Hartlepool. Image copyright Google Maps.
The collision happened on Powlett Road in Hartlepool. Image copyright Google Maps.

A motorcyclist was left with a fractured arm after a crash.

Police investigating the smash on Powlett Road in Hartlepool have urged any witnesses to come forward.

It happened just after 6.30pm yesterday and it involved a Citroen C1 and a Yamaha motorcycle.

The 54-year-old East Durham man on the bike was taken to the University Hospital of North Tees where he was treated for a broken arm.

Anyone who witnessed the collision is asked to contact Pc Neil Cooper of the Cleveland and Durham Specialist Operations Unit via the 101 number, quoting event 215278.