A MOTORIST has been arrested on suspicion of causing serious injury by dangerous driving following a two-car crash on Friday night.

The incident happened on the A167 at Rushyford roundabout, near Chilton, shortly after 6.30pm and involved a Seat Leon and Mercedes Sprinter.

A passenger in the Mercedes suffered serious injuries and was taken to James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough for treatment.

A 36-year-old driver was arrested following the incident and has since been released under investigation.

Police are now keen to speak to anyone who may have dashcam footage of the crash.

Anyone with information should call 101 quoting incident 357 of October 11.