Witness appeal after van catches fire following two-vehicle collision near Hartlepool

Police are appealing for witnesses and dash cam footage after a collision in Hartlepool.

Thursday, 2nd December 2021, 2:36 pm

Cleveland Police have confirmed that two transit vans were involved in the incident.

One of the drivers, a 66-year-old man, suffered a broken nose and was treated at Stockton’s University Hospital of North Tees.

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Police are appealing for witnesses following a two vehicle collision.

Cleveland Fire Brigade and North East Ambulance Service (NEAS) also attended the incident after one of the vans caught fire.

Any witnesses or anyone with information is asked to contact PC Paul Dixon, on the non-emergency number 101, quoting incident number 204043.

At around 7.20pm the same evening, a vehicle collided with a police car which was at the scene of the original collision.

Cleveland Police said: “Again, there were minor injuries and the vehicles were recovered.”

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