Zetland FM Local News - 28th September 2020
There has been another steep rise in the number of confirmed cases of coronavirus on Teesside;
The coastguard was called into action in our area at the weekend to assist a person with injuries at Saltburn;
...and a man has had to be taken to hospital after a car crashed into the flat he was sleeping in.
There has been another steep rise in the number of confirmed cases of coronavirus on Teesside.
According to latest figures released by Public Health England yesterday a further 63 people have tested positive for covid-19.
The new figures show an increase across all Teesside boroughs with Stockton seeing the biggest jump, with an increase of 25.
Middlesbrough, which continues to record the highest amount of cases in the area, has also seen a sharp rise with a 17 new cases.
In Hartlepool there have been 14 new cases, whilst here in Redcar and Cleveland the number of new cases is 11.
The coastguard was called into action in our area at the weekend to assist a person with injuries at Saltburn.
Just after 11am yesterday the Redcar and Staithes Coastguard teams were tasked by the Humber operations room at Bridlington to reports of an injured female on the beach.
The RNLI Lifeguards Yorkshire and ambulance personnel were on scene when the teams arrived and had stabilised the casualty.
With the tide coming in the Coastguards carried the casualty from the beach to the waiting ambulance at Hazel Grove.
THe public are reminded that if you see anyone in trouble on the beach or cliffs you should dial 999 and ask for the Coastguard.
A man has had to be taken to hospital after a car crashed into the flat he was sleeping in.
The incident happened just before 6am yesterday when an orange Range Rover crashed into a bottom floor flat at Teesside Lodge, causing substantial damage to the building .
Emergency services were called to Marton Road in Middlesbrough at the junction in between the two small roundabouts, near to Longlands Working Mens Club.
The occupant of the flat, who was asleep at the time of the incident, was taken to James Cook University Hospital for treatment.