Boy, 10, taken to hospital after being hit by a car in Hartlepool street

A 10-year-old boy who was riding his bike was taken to hospital following a collision with a car.

Monday, 2nd September 2019, 11:08 am
Updated Monday, 2nd September 2019, 11:27 am
The incident happened in Fernwood Avenue

The incident happened on Friday, August 30, at around 7.15pm, where a boy riding a pedal bike and a black Citroen C1 were involved in a collision.

The boy was taken to University Hospital of North Tees, in Stockton, with minor injuries having escaped with just scrapes and bruises.

The incident happened in Fernwood Avenue, in Hartlepool, and no one has been arrested in relation to the incident.

A Cleveland Police spokesman said: “We were called to an road traffic collision in Fernwood Avenue where a 10-year-old boy who was riding a pedal bike and a black Citroen C1 were involved in a collision.

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“The boy was taken to hospital. His injuries were not serious and he suffered cuts and bruises.

“No arrests have been made.”