Pensioner hurt in road accident

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A PENSIONER needed treatment after he was knocked from his bike.

The 79-year-old man was riding a bike in Serpentine Road, near Hart Lane, Hartlepool, when he was in an early morning collision with a Ford Puma.

Police closed off a section of the road at 7.45am today while the pensioner was treated by paramedics in an ambulance.

Officers said his injuries were not thought to be serious.