Children hurt in motorbike crash at Liverton Mines

Two children were taken to hospital after the off-road motorcycle they were riding hit a tree on Teesside.

It happened on Tuesday evening in a wooded area off Cleveland Street in Liverton Mines.

The 14-year-old rider was taken to Newcastle RVI hospital with internal injuries and a broken rib.

The passenger, aged 13, was taken to James Cook University Hospital suffering from concussion, facial injuries and a broken collar bone.

Both are from the Loftus area.

Police are appealing for witnesses.

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