Two people taken to hospital and roads closed after crash in Hartlepool town centre

Two people have been taken to hospital with injuries after a crash involving two cars in the centre of Hartlepool.

Saturday, 12th February 2022, 11:38 am
Updated Saturday, 12th February 2022, 2:13 pm

Grange Road was closed off at its junctions with Victoria Road, Murray Street, and St Paul’s Road following the collision which happened at 9.30am on Saturday, February 12.

All three emergency services attended including two fire engines from Hartlepool Community Fire Station.

They released two people from the vehicles who were taken to the University Hospital of North Tees by the ambulance service.

The vehicles suffered significant damage in the collision.

A spokesman for the North East Ambulance Service said: “We were called at 9.42am for a two-vehicle RTC.

"We dispatched two ambulances and treated two patients, both with neck and back injuries.

"Both patients were taken to North Tees hospital.”

The vehicles, one a black BMW, suffered significant damage in the collision.

The scene of the crash which closed Murray Street at its junction with Grange Road.

The road was closed in all directions until shortly after 11am when the vehicles were removed.

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