Tees

Teenager critical after Teesside bridge fall

A teenager was seriously injured in a fall from a bridge on Teesside.

Emergency services were called to Dalton Piercy on Thursday night, after the 16-year-old, from the Hartlepool area, was found unconscious.

He was taken to Middlesbrough's James Cook University Hospital where his condition was described at critical but stable.

It is believed he had been camping with friends in a wood known as the Howels prior to the incident.

Police are investigating and have appealed for information.

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