Scooter rider in 'critical' condition after collision with pedestrian in Middlesbrough

Both men were taken to James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough where they remain today

Both men were taken to James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough where they remain today

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CLEVELAND Police are appealing for witnesses to a collision involving a scooter and a pedestrian in Middlesbrough last night.

The collision happened at around 6.30pm on Linthorpe Road towards Albert Road in Middlesbrough. It involved an off-road style 50cc Yamaha scooter and a 21-year-old male pedestrian. Both were taken to James Cook University Hospital where they remain today.

The 21-year-old male rider of the scooter suffered serious head injuries, internal injuries and lacerations. He is described as being in a “critical” condition.

The 21-year-old male pedestrian suffered a broken foot and lacerations. He is described as being in a “stable” condition.

Any witnesses to the collision are asked to contact PC Nigel Green from the Cleveland and Durham Specialist Operations Unit on the non-emergency number 101, quoting event number 126901.

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