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Trevor Sherwood
Trevor Sherwood writes crime and policing news and graduated Teesside Uni with a degree in Crime & Investigation.
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Police had been chasing the car moments later it smashes into an innocent driver, one of the cars then smashes into a telephone box.

The image of both vehicles are too graphic to show.

It is not known if anyone was seriousness injured. Police and paramedics are on the scene of a serious incident on Elwick Hartlepool.

Four Ambulances, Police and collision investigation units are on scene.

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The incident happened just before 6pm sparking a large emergency response. Two police vehicles are parked with hazard lights on while all others have blue-lights illuminated.

An hour after the incident a fourth Ambulance arrived at the scene on blue lights.

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A crime scene is now in place and officers are expected to remain the the scene for a number or hours.

Eyewitnesses have told Police Hour that police has been chasing a vehicle before it smashed into a lamppost.

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We have contacted Cleveland Police have released a statement to Police Hour ” Two men were arrested on suspicion of driving and drug offences following a collision involving two vehicles in Elwick Road, Hartlepool.

“The incident happened at around 5.30pm on January 2.

“An 18-year-old man and a 26-year-old man were arrested and remain in custody. The ambulance service attended the scene but there were no serious injuries.”

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Both Elwick Road and Belmont Gardens are currently closed.

We’d advise members of the public to avoid this area to allow emergency services to deal with the incident.

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Ongoing incident Elwick Road Hartlepool