A TEENAGER was injured when his dirt bike mounted a kerb in Thornaby on Saturday.

The 16-year-old male was riding the AJB bike along Redcar Road at around 9.10am when he mounted the kerb and collided with a garden wall and fence.

He was taken to the University Hospital of North Tees where he was treated for a broken leg, broken arm, bruising to the chest and cuts to the face.

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Any witnesses to the incident should contact PC Tina Lackenby of the Cleveland and Durham Specialist Operations Unit on non-emergency number 101 quoting reference number 6738.