Patient taken to hospital after car flips on its roof in Hartlepool’s Fordyce Road

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Emergency services were called to Fordyce Road following reports of a one-vehicle collision.

Paramedics, fire crews and police officers attended the scene after the alarm was raised at around 2.20pm on Wednesday (May 24).

A blue Renault Clio had overturned after colliding with a parked silver Vauxhall Astra.

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Cleveland Police has said that an 80-year-old man was treated by ambulance staff for a slight injury to his head.

One person was taken to hospital following the incident.One person was taken to hospital following the incident.
One person was taken to hospital following the incident.

The North East Ambulance Service (NEAS) dispatched one ambulance crew and a clinical team leader to the incident. One patient was taken to the University Hospital of North Tees in Stockton for further treatment.

Two fire engines from Hartlepool also attended the scene and assisted the ambulance service, before handing the incident over to the police.

Cleveland Fire Brigade added: “Crews made the scene safe again and left by 14.45pm.”