Appeal after Man Suffers Spinal Injuries Following Incident in Redcar

Police are appealing for witnesses to an incident on Redcar High Street whereby a man was in collision with a car.

The incident happened at around 4.30am on Friday 16th February outside the Aruba Nightclub.

A black 13 plate BMW collided with a 26-year-old man, who had been assaulted by two men. The victim was attempting to walk away when the collision occurred. He suffered spinal injuries and is currently detained at James Cook University Hospital.

Two men aged 22 and 23 have been arrested on suspicion of conspiring to commit grievous bodily harm and both have been released under investigation whilst enquiries continue.

Detective Constable Andy Paice, from Redcar and Cleveland Operational Crime Team, said: “I would like to appeal to any witnesses to the incident and any drivers in the area who may have dash cam footage of the incident or the BMW vehicle to get in touch with police.”

Anyone who may have witnessed the incident or anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Constable Andy Paice from Redcar and Cleveland Operational Crime Team on the non-emergency number 101, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or www.crimestoppers-uk.org.