Four hurt in two vehicle collision on town centre road

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

A crash on a busy Hartlepool road left four people injured.

Cleveland Fire Brigade said three of those involved were "walking wounded" and were checked over by paramedics, while a fourth had to be cut free from one of the vehicles.

A patient was taken to James Cook University Hospital's accident and emergency department, with a rapid response vehicle and a double crewed ambulance sent to the scene.

The incident happened at 5.10pm yesterday and was cleared by 5.40pm.

A spokeswoman for Cleveland Police said: "A two vehicle collision happened at 4.40pm yesterday at the Park Road junction with Eamont Gardens.

"A Mini One, driven by a woman, and a Fiat Grande Punto, driven by a ma, were involved and the Mini collided with a garden wall.

"Both vehicle were recovered and the local authority was contacted to clear debris.

"Park Road re-opened at 8.20pm."

It is not believed anyone was seriously hurt in the collision.