Young boy sent to A&E after being hit by a car on Catcote Road in Hartlepool

Emergency services were at the scene of a collision on Catcote Road and were forced to close the road.

Friday, 18th October 2019, 12:19 am
Police closed off the road.

Police were sent to the road on Thursday, October 17 just before 5pm to reports of a collision involving a pedestrian and a car.

North East Ambulance Service were called at 4.46pm and sent a paramedic to the scene.

A young boy had suffered rib and head injuries after being hit by a car on the road.

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A spokesperson for the Ambulance Service said: “A young boy has been taken to the University Hospital of North Tees A&E with rib and head injuries following the collision.”

Cleveland Police confirmed that the road was re-opened at around 6pm after the boy had been taken safely and the road was cleared.

A spokesperson for the force said: “Thank you to motorists for their co-operation and understanding while emergency services dealt with the incident.”