Man hurt after being hit by car

A MAN needed medical treatment for a cut above his eye after being involved in a collision with a car.

The 57-year-old Hartlepool man was injured shortly before 3pm yesterday after a collision involving a black Fiat Punto in the town’s Stockton Street, at the junction near Wilkinson’s.

The 32-year-old driver of the car was not injured.

A rapid response vehicle and ambulance were called to the scene and the man was treated for a cut above his eye.

Police were also called to the scene but the road remained open.