Two people were left in hospital after a police car crashed into their vehicle yesterday evening (Wednesday, June 12). 

The police car hit a green Dacia on Norton Road, Stockton, whilst responding to an emergency incident. The collision left two of the four occupants of the car with injuries. 

Though they had to be hospitalised, it is not thought that their injuries are life-threatening. 

Cleveland Police have now launched an investigation into the crash, and have asked the public to get in touch with any information or video footage. 

A spokesperson for the force said: "At around 7.20pm this evening, Wednesday June 12, a collision involving a police vehicle and a car happened in Stockton.

"The incident happened on Norton Road, when a police vehicle responding to an emergency incident collided with a green Dacia being driven by a member of the public.

"The four occupants in the Dacia were a driver, front seat passenger and two rear passengers.

"Two of the passengers were taken to hospital with injuries not believed to be serious or life-threatening.

There were two police officers in the police vehicle, a driver and a front seat passenger. Neither officers suffered injuries.

"The full circumstances surrounding the collision will now be investigated.

"Anyone who witnessed the incident is asked to contact Cleveland Police by dialling 101 and passing on information to the control room, quoting reference number SE24110166."