A TEEANGER has been flown to hospital after suffering significant injuries following a crash involving a car and a scooter on Friday morning.

A Great North Air Ambulance spokesman said the service had flown the 19-year-old man to Middlesbrough's James Cook University Hospital with serious injuries after an accident in Oxford Road.

She said: "The patient sustained pelvis and leg injuries and was administered pain relief by the GNAAS paramedic and doctor team before being flown to hospital."

The teenager had been riding a silver Yamaha 125 motor scooter when it was involved in a crash with a white VW Polo.

Cleveland Police confirmed on Saturday that the man remains in hospital after suffering a broken shoulder blade and a broken leg.

A Cleveland Police spokeswoman said: "We were called at 11.20am to a report of a collision between a white Volkswagen Polo and a silver Yamaha scooter, close to the junction of Oxford Road and Tristram Avenue."

She added: "Anyone who was in the area at the time and who witnessed the collision is asked to contact the investigating officer PC Neil Armstrong of the Cleveland and Durham Specialist Operations Unit via the 101 number.

"Please quote event 171530."