Vehicle crashed into Hartlepool garage and 'made off' from the scene

A vehicle has crashed through a set of metal railings and into a garage in Hartlepool and "made off" from the scene.

Saturday, 6th April 2019, 10:03 am
Updated Saturday, 6th April 2019, 5:09 pm
Damage to the garage on Thistle Close, Hartlepool.

Emergency services were called to the incident just before 11.25pm on Friday.

A vehicle has gone through a set of metal railings and hit a garage leaving a hole in the wall says a spokeswoman for Cleveland Fire Brigade.

Damage to the garage on Thistle Close, Hartlepool.

She added: "Cleveland Fire Brigade were called at 11.23pm on Friday, April 5 to Thistle Close, in the Middle Warren area of Hartlepool, to reports of a road traffic collision.

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"Two appliances attended from Stranton Fire Station. A vehicle had hit a garage and made off. The fire brigade made the area safe and requested temporary fencing and a structural engineer."

Cleveland Police have been contacted for further information.

The incident happened on Friday.