31/05/2016

Appeal Following a Single Vehicle Collision on the A66 Eastbound

Police are appealing for witnesses to a collision which occurred on Friday 27th May at around 11:40am on the A66 Eastbound close to the Sadberge on-slip in Long Newton, Stockton.

The incident involved one vehicle, a Renault Clio which collided with a safety barrier.

The 39-year-old male driver of the vehicle was arrested on suspicion of driving a motor vehicle without a license or insurance and for being under the influence of drugs. He has been released on bail pending further enquiries.

A 40-year-old female passenger travelling in the same vehicle was taken to Darlington Memorial Hospital, where she was treated for suspected concussion and whiplash.

Anyone with information regarding the collision is asked to contact PC Spencer Kindon from the Cleveland and Durham Specialist Operations Unit on the non-emergency number 101, quoting event number 093890.