Zetland FM Local News - 13th September 2017
Police are appealing for the driver of a vehicle to come forward following a collision with a Triumph Daytona motorcycle and an unknown vehicle in Normanby;
A local MP has condemned MPs from Teesside for blocking a crucial Brexit bill in the Commons;
...and drivers are being urged to take extra care this morning during Storm Aileen.
Police are appealing for the driver of a vehicle to come forward following a collision with a Triumph Daytona motorcycle and an unknown vehicle in Normanby.
The collision occurred at 11:15am on Sunday 3rd September at the junction of Flatts lane and Oaklands Road.
As a result of the collision, the 46-year-old rider of the motorcycle was taken to James Cook University Hospital where he was treated for a fractured pelvis and ribs and a punctured lung.
Officers are appealing for the driver of the vehicle to come forward as they may be able to assist with enquiries.
Any witnesses or anyone with information regarding the driver of the vehicle are asked to contact PC Timothy Glen from the Cleveland and Durham Specialist Operations Unit on the non-emergency number 101.
A local MP has condemned MPs from Teesside for blocking a crucial Brexit bill in the Commons.
Parliament has been debating the EU Withdrawal Bill, which is a key piece of legislation in the process of leaving the EU.
In a speech given to the House of Commons on Monday evening, Simon Clarke, the MP for Middlesbrough South & East Cleveland, spoke out against Labour MPs on Teesside for attempting to block crucial Brexit legislation.
Drivers are being urged to take extra care this morning during Storm Aileen.
Highways England has issued an amber 'be aware' alert across the country in response to a Met Office forecast of strong winds and heavy rain, which came into force at 9pm last night and runs until mid-morning today.
Forecasters are predicting gusts in excess of 60 miles per hour possible over exposed roads during the night.
Drivers of lorries, caravans and motorbikes are being advised to take extra care.