A 14-year-old girl was injured in a collision at a Myton Way crossing in Ingleby Barwick shortly before 3:40 pm today. The incident occurred near to the Quarry Farm Roundabout at the junction with Queen Elizabeth Way, requiring an air ambulance that landed at St. Francis of Assisi C of E Primary School field. The injured child was transported to the hospital by road.

Emergency Response Three Cleveland police Matrix team units responded to the scene with Cleveland Police telling TeesPix.Photos: “At approximately 3.40pm on Wednesday 27 March police were called to reports of a collision on Lowfields Avenue in Ingleby Barwick. The collision involved a car and a pedestrian. A 14-year-old girl was taken to James Cook University Hospital by land ambulance with non-life threatening injuries.”.

A spokesperson for the Great North Air Ambulance confirmed their involvement, stating: “Our critical care team was activated at 3.46pm to reports of a road traffic collision in Ingleby Barwick. We had two doctors and a paramedic on board our aircraft and they arrived on scene at 3.50pm. Our team worked alongside the North East Ambulance Service (NEAS) to assess and treat a patient and the patient was taken to hospital by a NEAS road crew.”

The North East Ambulance Service added the following statement: “We were called at 3.40pm this afternoon to a road traffic incident on Queen Elizabeth Way, Ingleby Barwick. We dispatched a clinical team leader, a double-crewed ambulance and requested support from the Great North Air Ambulance. One patient was taken by road to James Cook Hospital with a doctor on board.”

Traffic Impact The road out of Ingleby Barwick was temporarily closed, resulting in traffic congestion, with larger vehicles unable to turn around. Traffic also backed up to the Audi garage on Queen Elizabeth Way with moderate delays. The road was reopened shortly after 4:15pm, with Cleveland Police seen washing down the road.