Witness appeal after man taken to hospital following Hartlepool moped collision

The Great North Air Ambulance's helicopter at the scene.
The Great North Air Ambulance's helicopter at the scene.

Cleveland Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was treated by an air ambulance crew following a smash between two mopeds.

A silver Haizhimeng moped and a black MBK MACH G moped collided on Tees Road in Hartlepool towards Seaton Carew at 12.39pm on October 10.

As a result of the collision the 56-year-old male rider of the Haizhimeng moped was taken to James Cook University Hospital with a broken shoulder and an internal injury.

The 22-year-old male rider of the MBK MACH G moped had a cut to his hand as a result of the collision, but did not receive medical treatment.

Anyone who may have witnessed the collision is asked to contact PC Paul Egglestone on the non-emergency number 101, quoting event number 185756.