Child injured after car ends up in ditch following hit-and-collision near Hartlepool

Police are appealing for witnesses after a child was left with minor injuries in a fail to stop collision between a van and a Renault on the edge of Hartlepool.

Wednesday, 3rd November 2021, 12:55 pm
Updated Wednesday, 3rd November 2021, 12:55 pm

The incident, involving a blue Renault Scenic and a white van, happened on the Wolviston Services roundabout on the A689.

Cleveland Police have said that the van made off from the scene and the Renault Scenic left the road and came to rest in a ditch.

A child in the vehicle was left with minor injuries.

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Police are appealing for witnesses following the incident.

Officers believe that there were members of the public who assisted the driver of the Renault and are asking them to contact them by calling 101.

The incident took place around 4.30pm on Sunday, October 31.

Any witnesses or anyone with information is asked to contact PC Sean Parkin, from the Cleveland and Durham Specialist Operations Unit, on the non-emergency number 101, quoting incident number 185328.

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