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Teesside mother and three children struck by car

A Teesside mother and her three young children were hurt when they were struck by a car.

Cleveland Police said the 24-year-old was walking two daughters, aged five and six, to school with a two-year-old girl in a buggy on Monday morning.

A Suzuki Jimny mounted the kerb on Liverton Road in Liverton Mines, near Loftus, hitting all four.

A force spokeswoman said they were taken to hospital with non life-threatening neck, leg and hip injuries.

Witness appeal

The spokeswoman said no arrests had been made but that the woman driver of the car had been spoken to by officers.

She said: "The mother and her children were all taken to James Cook University Hospital.

"She suffered a fracture to her right hand. Her two-year-old daughter suffered bruising to the head, her five-year-old daughter suffered facial bruising and her six-year-old daughter suffered bruising to her legs and hip.

"All four were released after being treated at hospital."

No-one else was hurt and an appeal for witnesses has been made.

Investigations are continuing.

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