A man has been airlifted to hospital after a road accident in Hartlepool
A Great North Air Ambulance spokesman said the service had flown a man to Middlesbrough's James Cook University Hospital with 'serious' injuries after an accident in Oxford Road.
A Cleveland Police spokeswoman said: "We were called at 11.20am to a report of a collision between a white Volkswagen Polo and a silver Yamaha scooter, close to the junction of Oxford Road and Tristram Avenue.
"Ambulance and fire crews were also in attendance.
"A 19-year-old man has been flown to James Cook Hospital by air ambulance."