Two men have been taken to hospital after a crash between a car and bus on a North East road yesterday.

Cleveland Police are appealing for information after a 40-year-old man sustained injuries believed to be serious in a crash on Saltburn Road on Monday (November 28).

The crash, which happened at 1:05pm, involved a Vauxhall Corsa and Arriva bus travelling from Brotton.

The collision caused the Corsa to roll onto its roof, and the driver was taken to James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough for his injuries.

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The Northern Echo:

In an statement today, a Cleveland Police spokesperson said: "At 1.05pm a Vauxhall Corsa travelling up Saltburn Road from Saltburn was in collision with an Arriva bus travelling down Saltburn Road from Brotton.

"The Corsa rolled onto its roof and the 40-year-old man driving it sustained what are believed to be serious injuries.

"He remains in James Cook University Hospital receiving treatment.

"An elderly man - in his late 70s - who was a passenger on the bus was also taken to hospital to be checked over.

The Northern Echo:

"The road was closed for several hours to allow vehicle recoveries and for collision investigation work to begin. It reopened at 5pm."

Meanwhile, police are appealing for any information and dashcam footage regarding the collision outside Brotton.

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The Northern Echo:

Pictures taken at the scene showed significant damage to both vehicles, and many people showed their concern on social media.

Any witnesses who have not yet spoken to police and any motorists with dashcam are asked to contact Cleveland Police on the 101 number, quoting ref 214852

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