Zetland FM Local News - 21st September 2020
Figures released at the weekend show that there have been 50 more coronavirus cases recorded on Teesside;
Police are appealing for witnesses after a pedestrian suffered serious head injuries in a crash in South Bank;
...and a woman has appeared in court charged with fraud offences following the report of a theft from a motor vehicle on The Ings in Redcar.
Figures released at the weekend show that there have been 50 more coronavirus cases recorded on Teesside.
According to figures released by Public Health England on Saturday, more people have tested positive in all four council areas on Teesside.
The largest increases were in Stockton where 18 more cases were recorded and Middlesbrough which saw a jump of 17.
In Redcar and Cleveland there were seven more confirmed diagnosis recorded and in Hartlepool eight more.
Both Middlesbrough and Hartlepool remain on the Government's 'area of concern' watchlist.
Police are appealing for witnesses after a pedestrian suffered serious head injuries in a crash in South Bank.
The 35-year-old woman was taken to James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough and she remains there receiving treatment.
The collision happened on Friday just before 2.40pm at the traffic lights on the junction of the A66 and Normanby Road and involved a blue Citroen C3.
Slow traffic built up in both directions in the area near to the Asda traffic lights but was cleared soon after.
Cleveland Police are appealing for any witnesses, including drivers with dash cam footage, to come forward.
Anyone with information which could help with the inquiries is asked to contact the Cleveland and Durham Specialist Operations Unit via the non-emergency number 101.
A woman has appeared in court charged with fraud offences following the report of a theft from a motor vehicle on The Ings in Redcar.
The 32-year-old woman is appeared at Teesside Remand Court today on Saturday, after being arrested on Friday on suspicion of theft from a motor vehicle.
A 40 year old man who was also arrested on Friday was interviewed by police and released under investigation while inquiries continue.
Anyone with information about criminal activity in our area is asked to contact Cleveland Police on the non-emergency number 101, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.