Three men hospitalised after Teesside car fire

Three men have been taken to hospital after their car hit a road sign and caught fire on Teesside.

The incident happened at about 04:00 BST at the junction of Concorde Way and 1825 Way in Stockton.

Police said the blue Vauxhall Vectra mounted a kerb, struck a road sign and then caught fire.

All three men managed to get out of the car and are currently in James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough.

The driver, a 27-year-old man from the Yarm area, suffered internal injuries.

One of the passengers, a man from the Thornaby area, suffered a serious head injury and the other passenger, a 30-year-old man also from the Thornaby area, suffered a leg injury.

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