A 17-year-old girl was taken to hospital suffering a fractured ankle after being hit by a car. 

Police are appealing for witnesses after the teenager was injured in the collision in Norton.

The incident happened at about 4.45pm on Monday September 11 on Cowper Road.

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The collision involved an Audi Q2 and the girl was taken to the University Hospital of North Tees for treatment.

Officers are appealing to any witnesses or anyone who may have dash cam footage of the incident or prior to the collision, to contact them on 101 quoting reference number 182481.