A man has been rushed to hospital after an incident on a Middlesbrough street. 

Police and paramedics were called to Valley Road, in the Grove Hill area of the town, on Thursday afternoon after reports of a man injured.

The North East Ambulance Service sent a clinical team leader and an ambulance crew to the scene around 4.09pm. Pictures circulating online show several police vehicles parked in the centre of the street alongside an ambulance. 

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One person has since been taken to hospital for further treatment, although their condition is currently unknown. 

A full statement from NEAS said: "We were called to reports of a man injured in Valley Road at 4.09pm on 6 June. We dispatched a clinical team leader and an ambulance crew, who transported the patient to hospital for further treatment."

The Northern Echo has contacted Cleveland Police for further information.