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Mini motorcycle and car crash 'head on' in Darlington

A teenager is seriously ill in hospital after the mini moto he was riding crashed into a car in Darlington.

It happened around 8pm last night, 1 September.

His off-road mini moto motorcycle and an Audi A3 were travelling in opposite directions on Hutton Avenue, Darlington, when they crashed "head on" causing the mini moto to burst into flames.

The 15-year-old rider suffered serious injuries and was taken to Newcastle’s Royal Victoria Infirmary where he remains in a stable condition.

Police update: missing Carl Taylor

Missing Carl Taylor. Credit: Durham Police

Police have released an update regarding Carl Taylor, 44, who is missing from Darlington.

Mr Taylor left his home in Roker Close some time between Thursday overnight and this morning.

Police say that while he remains missing, Mr Taylor has the means to support himself and was dressed appropriately for changing weather conditions.

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