15 year old dragged by lorry in Hartlepool

Police are appealing for witnesses after a collision involving a heavy goods vehicle and a 15-year-old boy.

The collision took place at around 3.35pm yesterday, Monday 9th February, on the A689 westbound at the junction of Greatham High Street.

The 15-year-old male pedestrian, from the Greatham area, was airlifted to James Cook University Hospital and is currently in a stable condition. His injuries are not believed to be life threatening.

Any witnesses are asked to contact PC Andy Overton from the Cleveland and Durham Specialist Operations Unit on the non-emergency number 101, quoting event number 22486.