A MEMBER of the public has been arrested following a crash between a motorcycle and car on Monday.

The bystander, a 36-year-old man, was arrested on suspicion of public order offence at the scene of the incident which happened on Cass House Road in Hemlington, near Middlesbrough.

At around 12.40pm, a Yamaha motorcycle and a Peugeot 307 became involved in a crash.

The rider of the motorcycle, a 19-year-old suffered a broken leg and broken arm and was later taken to the James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough.

The driver of the Peugeot, an elderly driver, was described as "severely shaken".

A Cleveland Police spokeswoman said: "Any witnesses to the collision are asked to contact PC Jonathan Ryan from the Cleveland and Durham Specialist Operations Unit on the non-emergency number 101, quoting event number 124292."

  • The 36-year-old man has since been charged and will appear at Teesside Magistrates' Court next month.