Collision investigators appeal for help after 15-year-old boy suffers serious injuries in Hartlepool bike crash

A teenage boy has been left with serious face and head injuries after the motorbike he was riding crashed into a metal fence.

Monday, 28th June 2021, 2:08 pm

Cleveland Police officers are appealing for witnesses and CCTV and dashcam footage after a white and blue 125cc pit bike collided with the barrier.

The 15-year-old boy who had been riding the motorbike suffered serious face and head injuries and was taken to the Royal Victoria Infirmary in Newcastle.

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The collision happened at Rift House Recreation Ground in Hartlepool.

The collision happened Monday, June 21, between 3pm and 9pm at Rift House Recreation Ground in Hartlepool.

The motorbike has been recovered by police as part of inquiries.

Officers are appealing to anyone who may have witnessed the collision or has CCTV or dash cam footage to come forward.

Anyone who can assist the investigation is asked to contact Pc Dixon, from the Cleveland and Durham Specialist Operations Unit, on the non-emergency number 101, quoting incident number 103066.

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