Zetland FM Local News - 8th December 2017
A woman has had to be airlifted to hospital following a serious crash on a road near to Guisborough;
Police are appealing for witnesses to a collision in which a 16-year-old scooter rider was injured;
...and Cleveland Police are warning motorists about the dangers of driving under the influence of drink or drugs this festive season.
A woman has had to be airlifted to hospital following a serious crash on a road near to Guisborough.
The victim had to be cut free by firefighters after the crash, which involved two vehicles and closed off part of the A173 yesterday evening.
Two people were taken to James Cook University Hospital.
A North East Ambulance Service spokesperson said one of those involved was in their 20s.
Emergency services were called at around 6pm to the incident, which occurred on the A173 between Newton-under-Roseberry and Guisborough.
Fire crews from Guisborough and Coulby Newham attended, with ground and air paramedics also in attendance.
The condition of those involved is not yet known.
Police are appealing for witnesses to a collision in which a 16-year-old scooter rider was injured.
The incident happened on Wednesday at around ten to nine in the morning on Cargo Fleet Lane in Middlesbrough.
The 16-year-old male suffered a broken elbow and bruising and was taken to James Cook University Hospital after falling from the scooter.
He was released from hospital following treatment.
Any witnesses to the incident who have not already spoken to police are asked to contact PC Jayson Morris from the Cleveland and Durham Specialist Operations Unit on the non-emergency number 101.
Cleveland Police are warning motorists about the dangers of driving under the influence of drink or drugs this festive season.
24 people have been arrested in connection with drink or drug driving in under a week between the 1st and 6th December across the area.
Roadside testing is actively being carried out to protect road users and reduce the number of serious and fatal road traffic collisions on the roads.
Officers are reminding drivers alcohol and drugs can stay in the bloodstream for hours so you could still be over the limit the morning after having a drink.