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Driver hurt in Middlesbrough police chase crash

A driver was taken to hospital after his car was involved in a head-on collision with another car being followed by police in Middlesbrough.

Cleveland Police said officers were on a routine patrol when a Vauxhall Astra with three passengers failed to stop in Kensington Road on Friday night.

It was pursued by a police car with lights and sirens and collided with a taxi and a Citroen Saxo in The Avenue.

Four people who were arrested at or near the scene were released on bail.

The Saxo driver was taken to James Cook University Hospital with a fractured pelvis and leg.

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