A WOMAN escaped unhurt after being hit by a car on a busy road.
The 33-year-old woman was knocked over by the vehicle in Park Road, hartlepool, just before 3pm yesterday. Police and paramedics rushed to the scene and fortunately the woman avoided serious injuries.
She was taken by ambulance to the University Hospital of North Tees, Stockton, for a check-up. Police closed the road for a short time after the accident.
A Cleveland Police spokeswoman said: “We were called at around 2.55pm to reports of a car colliding with a female pedestrian.”
A spokeswoman for the North East Ambulance Service added: “We got a call alerting us of the incident at 2.53pm.
“We were called to Park Road, in Hartlepool, after a collision between a car and a female. The woman wasn’t seriously injured, but was taken to hospital to be checked over.”
Meanwhile, a motorcyclist was hurt after being involved in a collision with a car at the junction of the Coast Road, in Horden, and Yoden Way, in Peterlee.
A North East Ambulance Service spokeswoman said a rapid response paramedic was called to the scene and the motorcyclist, in his 40s, was taken to the University Hospital of North Durham with non life-threatening injuries after the incident at around 11.10am yesterday.