Medics help scooter man

PARAMEDICS were called after a man fell off a mobility scooter in a busy street.

The 50-year-old came off the machine in Raby Road, Hartlepool, at 3.10pm yesterday.

Medics helped him into an ambulance while police officers also stopped at the scene near the junction with Avondale Gardens.

A Cleveland Police spokeswoman said the local man’s injuries were not thought to be serious and he was taken to hospital as a precaution.