Motorbike rider taken to hospital after crash in Hartlepool

The junction of Catcote Road and Mowbray Road. Image courtesy of Google
The junction of Catcote Road and Mowbray Road. Image courtesy of Google

A motorbike rider was taken to hospital after he crashed with a car in Hartlepool.

It happened at 1.10pm today at the junction of Catcote Road and Mowbray Road.

The accident involved a motorbike and a grey Ford Focus.

The 33-year-old female driver of the Focus has been reported for careless driving and the male rider of the bike, who is in his 60s, was taken to North Tees Hospital with minor injuries.