Teen hit by car after stepping off bus in Hartlepool

A teenager has suffered minor injuries after been hit by a car while stepping off a bus in Hartlepool.
A teenager has suffered minor injuries after been hit by a car while stepping off a bus in Hartlepool.

A teenager has suffered minor injuries after been hit by a car while stepping off a bus in Hartlepool.

The 16-year-old boy was getting off a bus on Maxwell Road in the town when he was involved in a collision with a blue Ford Fiesta Zetec.

The incident took place at 2:55pm today, Thursday, October 19, and saw Cleveland Police along with the North East Ambulance Service called to the scene.

Police closed the road between Owton Manor Lane to Motherwell Road in the town while the teen was treated by ambulance crews for minor injuries before being taken to hospital.

Police have confirmed that the section of the road remains closed.