Man arrested for failing to stop after crash in Hartlepool

Police have arrested a man after a two-car crash in Hartlepool.

Friday, 17th August 2018, 11:57 am
Updated Friday, 17th August 2018, 12:00 pm
A car was left flipped on its side.

Officers were called to a report of a collision on the junction of Hart Lane and Jesmond Road at about 7.50pm last night, between a 4x4 vehicle (believed to be Mitsubishi) and a taxi.

The 24-year-old driver of the 4x4, which was flipped onto its side, was arrested on suspicion of failing to stop after the road accident and currently remains in custody.

The crash on Hart Lane, Hartlepool.

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A police cordon was thrown around the area while investigations were carried out, before roads were reopened just over two hours later.

Picture by Callum Craddy.