Zetland FM Local News - 19th April 2018
The volunteers from the Cleveland Mountain Rescue Team were called into operation to assist a casualty in Saltburn yesterday;
Police have named the man who died after an incident in Normanby on Monday evening;
...and police are appealing for information after a white Suzuki motorcycle collided with the verge on a busy road in our area.
The volunteers from the Cleveland Mountain Rescue Team were called into operation to assist a casualty in Saltburn yesterday.
A student from Middlesbrough was taking photographs along with two of his friends at around 5pm yesterday in the Valley Gardens at Saltburn when he slipped down a steep slope and ended up dropping around 4 metres into Skelton Beck near the Railway Viaduct injuring his legs.
The injured man, who is in his 20s, was initially treated at the scene by ambulance service paramedics from the Hazard Area Response Team, who asked for mountain rescue assistance due to the remote location 300 metres from the road.
Sixteen members from the volunteer rescue team responded to the callout and managed to reach the injured man in one of their landrover ambulances.
He was then placed on a mountain rescue stretcher before being transported in the landrover up dirt track to the waiting ambulance.
Police have named the man who died after an incident in Normanby on Monday evening.
27 year old Steven John Willis died following the incident in Meadowcroft Road, Normanby, on Monday night.
He has now been formally identified by his next of kin.
Inquiries into the circumstances surrounding Steven’s death are ongoing and five men remain in police custody, undergoing questioning in relation to the incident.
Police are appealing for information after a white Suzuki motorcycle collided with the verge on a busy road in our area.
The incident occurred yesterdat at 9:20am on the A19 southbound slip road from the A174 at Thornaby.
An ambulance attended the scene following the collision and the 65-year-old male motorcyclist was taken to James Cook University Hospital where he is being treated for suspected broken ribs and other minor injuries.
Any witnesses who may have seen the collision or anyone who may have dash cam footage of the incident is asked to contact PC Neil Cooper from the Cleveland and Durham Specialist Operations Unit on the non-emergency number 101.