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Schoolgirl suffers serious injuries after car flips on A19

A schoolgirl has sustained serious injuries after the car she was travelling in flipped over on the A19.

The 12-year-old girl suffered a fractured spine and internal injuries in the single-vehicle smash last night, October 27th at Norton, Teesside.

She is in a stable condition in Middlesbrough’s James Cook University Hospital.

There were four people in the car at the time, two other young girls aged 12 and 13, and the car's 44-year-old male driver.

All four occupants, from the Whitley Bay area, were taken to James Cook University Hospital. The three with minor injuries were later discharged.

Police are now appealing for any witnesses to the crash to come forward.

Man dies after A1 crash

A man from Coxhoe who was injured when his car crashed on the A1 at the weekend has died.

Kevin Campbell, 25, was driving south near Bradbury on Sunday (January 12th).

Mr Campbell's car left the road and crashed into a tree at around 7.40am.

He was taken to the James Cook Hospital in Middlesbrough by air ambulance with serious head and chest injuries.

On Tuesday (January 14th) he died from his injuries.

Police are continuing to appeal for witnesses to ring 101 if they have any information.

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Appeal for information after A19 crash

The scene of the car crash Credit: ITV News

Police are appealing for information after a car crash on the A19 which happened shortly before lunchtime.

The crash happened at the A1231 Wessington Way at 11 o'clock this morning when a car was flipped over on the A19.

Emergency services attended the scene on the A19 Credit: ITV News

A 26-year-old woman was taken to the RVI in Newcastle, although her injuries are not thought to be life-threatening.

Anyone who witnessed the collision, or who may have information that could help with the investigation, is being asked to contact Northumbria Police on 101.

The A19 was closed for two hours after the collision

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Witnesses sought after Middlesbrough hit-and-run

Police are appealing for witnesses after a woman was injured in a hit-and-run in Middlesbrough on Boxing Day.

The incident happened in a car park close to a Spar shop on Acklam Road in the town centre at around 6pm.

The 79-year-old, who was knocked down as she crossed the car park, suffered from cuts and bruises. The driver of the vehicle fled the scene.

Officers are trying to trace a man who gave the woman a lift home after the incident, as he may be able to help with their inquiries.

Anyone who saw a people carrier leave the scene, or anyone with information is asked to contact Cleveland Police on 101.

Woman flown to hospital after North Yorkshire crash

The woman, 23, was flown to the James Cook Hospital in Middlesbrough Credit: Great North Air Ambulance

A woman had to be airlifted to hospital after a crash in North Yorkshire on Saturday.

The incident happened near Castle Howard when a car collided with a tree at around 12:30pm. A 23-year-old woman suffered abdominal and shoulder injuries, and was flown to the James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough.

Her condition has been described as stable and not life-threatening. Three other people who were in the car were also taken to hospital.

Two arrested following fatal crash on Teesside

Two men have been arrested after the car they were traveling in hit a barrier and a lamp post on Wolviston Road yesterday morning. One of the passengers, a man in his 20's, died at The James Cook Hospital shortly after.

The Ford Focus crossed onto the northbound carriageway. The men have been bailed on suspicion of driving over the limit and causing death by dangerous driving.