A MAN has suffered a broken arm after being involved in a hit and run incident.

The 26-year-old pedestrian was struck on Woodlands Road, Middlesbrough, at around 2.15pm on Sunday afternoon.

A black BMW vehicle collided with a pedestrian and the driver failed to stop at the scene.

A spokeswoman for North East Ambulance Service said: "We got a call to Woodlands Road to reports of an incident between and car and a pedestrian.

"We sent one ambulance and one patient was taken to James Cook University Hospital, in Middlesbrough."

  • Any witnesses or anyone who may have dash cam footage are asked to contact DC Neil Hopper on the non-emergency number 101, quoting the event number 079176. Crimestoppers can also be contacted anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at www.crimestoppers-uk.org.