Investigation under way as council workers deal with 'live wires' after collision in Hartlepool street

Emergency services and council workers attended a Hartlepool street after a collision involving a car.

Thursday, 31st March 2022, 9:51 am

Street furniture was damaged following the incident in Caledonian Road, Hartlepool on the evening of Tuesday, March 29.

Officers were called to the street just after 9pm after reports of a collision involving a Ford Focus.

Police have said that “street furniture” was damaged and council workers also attended to deal with live wires as a result of the damage.

Emergency services attended Caledonian Road after an incident on Tuesday night./Photo: Frank Reid

An investigation is now under way.

A spokesperson for Cleveland Police said on Wednesday: “Police received a report of a collision involving a Ford Focus on Tuesday 29th March, at around 9.15pm on Caledonian Road in Hartlepool.

"Emergency services attended, along with council workers to deal with live wires as a result of damage to street furniture.

"A male in his 20s was reported for summons.”

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