Man hit by car in Hartlepool street rushed to hospital with head injury

A man was taken to hospital after being hit by a car in the early hours of Sunday morning has been taken to hospital.

Sunday, 1st December 2019, 1:00 pm
Updated Sunday, 1st December 2019, 3:22 pm
The incident happened in Lucan Street, Hartlepool

North East Ambulance Service were called to Lucan Street, off York Road, shortly after 4.15am on Sunday, December 1, to reports a man was unconscious after being hit by a car.

Paramedics and a doctor from the Great North Air Ambulance attended the scene and the man was taken to the University of Hospital of North Tees in Stockton.

A ambulance service spokesman said: “We were called to a road traffic collision in Lucan Street involving a pedestrian and a car shortly after 4.15am this morning.

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“We received reports a male patient was unconscious and had suffered a head injury.

“We sent a double crewed ambulance and a doctor from the Great North Air Ambulance who attended by road.

“The patient was taken to the University Hospital of North Tees.”