Cleveland Police Road Policing Unit are investigating a road traffic incident in Hartlepool after a local man was hit by a car on Powlet Road in Hartlepool.
Police were called to the scene after a 23 year old was hit by a car just before 6.30pm.
He was taken to James Cook University Hospital, in Middlesbrough after being treated at the scene.
Powlett Road was closed for over 2 hours to allow officers to conduct a scenes of crime examation of Powlett Road.
Powelett Road has since re-opened.