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Male arrested for drink driving in connection with Hit and Run RTC – Raby Road, Hartlepool

Cleveland Police attended reports of an apparent hit and run incident on Raby Road, Hartlepool.

The incident occurred at 23.30h near to Powlett Road.

A Green Fiat Punto knocked over a male and immediately left the scene without stopping.

The male required minor treatment which was given by medical crews, the male did not attend hospital.

At aproximately 01:45h patrolling officers stopped a vehicle matching the description and arrested the driver after he failed a breath test.

Any witnesses to the original incident are asked to contact PC 669 Mark Pearson of the Cleveland and Durham Specialist Operations Unit by calling the non-emergency number 101 and quoting incident CVP-14-016990.

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