Teenage boy taken to hospital after being hit by car in Hartlepool

ACCIDENT SCENE ...  a police car closes off Brenda Road in Hartlepool after the boy was knocked down.
ACCIDENT SCENE ... a police car closes off Brenda Road in Hartlepool after the boy was knocked down.

A TEENAGER has been rushed to hospital after being hit by a car.

The 14-year-old boy is being treated in James Cook University Hospital after he was knocked over while crossing the road outside the Stagecoach depot in Brenda Road, Hartlepool, at about 7pm last night.

Police are appealing for witnesses to the incident, which involved a black Vauxhall Corsa, to come forward.

Anyone with information is asked to call Cleveland Police on 101, quoting reference 181 862.