Teenager remains in hospital after being hit by car in Hartlepool on Christmas Day morning

An 18-year-old man remains in hospital after being hit by a car in the early hours of Christmas Day.

Friday, 27th December 2019, 10:51 am
Updated Friday, 27th December 2019, 2:32 pm
A grey Nissan Juke and a pedestrian were involved in the collision on Owton Manor Lane at around 4:45am on Wednesday, December 25.
A grey Nissan Juke and a pedestrian were involved in the collision on Owton Manor Lane at around 4:45am on Wednesday, December 25.

Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward following the crash on Owton Manor Lane, in Hartlepool, which has left a teenager in hospital.

A grey Nissan Juke and a pedestrian were involved in the collision at around 4:45am on Wednesday, December 25.

The 18-year-old pedestrian was taken to James Cook University Hospital where he currently remains receiving treatment for a broken leg.

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Officers investigating the collision are also trying to determine whether the teenager was in collision with a second vehicle.

A spokesman for Cleveland Police said: “Anyone who witnessed the collision or anyone who may have dash cam footage or private CCTV of the incident is asked to contact PC Martin Tranmer via the non-emergency number 101, quoting the event number 217822.”