Crashed vehicle abandoned

POLICE are investigating after a car crashed into a wall in the early hours.

A Suzuki Baleno crashed into a wall near The Central Club, in West View Road, Hartlepool, around 6am yesterday.

A crew from Stranton Fire Station spent 20 minutes making the vehicle safe.

There was no-one inside the vehicle when firefighters arrived.

A Cleveland Police spokesman said officers were conducting inquiries regarding the incident and asked anyone with information to call (01642) 326326.

A crew from the station were also called to Dalton Back Lane at 4am, where an abandoned Ford Ka had crashed before being abandoned.

No-one was inside the vehicle when firefighters arrived and they spent an hour making the vehicle safe and cleaning up a fuel spillage.

Firefighters from the station also tackled a bush fire on the A689 round 4.30am yesterday.