A TEENAGER suffered severe head injuries after an accident in a church car park.

Police are asking for witnesses to come forward so they can find out exactly what happened in the Billingham church car park at 10.30pm on Monday, May 5.

A black Vauxhall Corsa was being driven around the car park, at the junction of Dunbar Road and Sidlaw Road, before the accident happened.

The 18-year-old man was taken to the University Hospital of North Tees, before being transferred to James Cook University Hospital, where he remains in a stable condition.

Any witnesses who may have seen the car being driven around the car park, or anyone with further information, is asked to contact PC Neil Bennett from the Cleveland and Durham Specialist Operations Unit on the non-emergency 101 number, quoting event number 075548.