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Four injured after car and scooter crash in Hartlepool

Four people are injured following a collision between a Skoda Octavia car and a scooter in Hartlepool.

The collision happened just before midnight on 5 July, at the traffic light junction of Jesmond Road and Chester Road.

A 23-year-old man, who was riding the scooter, suffered multiple fractures to his arm and a 16-year-old boy, who was also travelling on the scooter, suffered a dislocated elbow and a head injury. Both were taken to James Cook University Hospital.

A 19-year-old woman and a 24-year-old woman, who were both travelling in the car, suffered minor injuries.

Any witnesses to the incident are asked to contact police on the non-emergency number 101.

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