27/06/2017 Stockton

Man Arrested Following Serious Collision in Thornaby

Police have now identified a black Volkswagen Golf which officers appealed to trace after a serious collision in Thornaby yesterday, Monday 26th June.

The collision took place at around 5.40pm on Milbank Lane in Thornaby, involving a blue Vauxhall Corsa and a dark blue BMW 320 series convertible.

The 34-year-old driver of the BMW, who was airlifted to James Cook University Hospital with multiple injuries, is currently in a ‘critical’ condition.

The 59-year-old male driver of the Vauxhall Corsa was treated at hospital for minor injuries and later released.

Following the identification of the vehicle, a 23-year-old man, who is believed to be the driver of the Volkswagen Golf, was arrested on suspicion of causing serious injury by dangerous driving and he remains in police custody at this time.

Another man, aged 26, was also arrested but was released from custody without bail conditions whilst enquiries continue.

Any witnesses to the incident who have not already spoken to police are asked to contact Sergeant Harry Simpson from the Cleveland and Durham Specialist Operations Unit on the non-emergency number 101, quoting event number 112629.