Hartlepool Police Chase ends with a car hitting a tree.

A Police Chase across Hartlepool has ended with a car hitting a tree according to Facebook page Hartlepool Alert.

Video footage was uploaded showing a number of police cars in pursuit. 

The chase happened within the West View & Dyke House Area of Hartlepool before ending with a big bang on Lancaster Road.

A large number of police used are now on scene at Lancaster Road after the car ploughed into a tree. 

Lancaster Road has now been closed in both directions. 

More follows.