Four hurt in two vehicle collision on town centre road

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

Friday, 14th September 2018, 7:20 am
Updated Friday, 14th September 2018, 12:07 pm
The collision happened on Park Road in Hartlepool. Image copyright Google Maps.

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.

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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.