Darlington quad rushed to hospital after car crash


A QUAD cyclist was rushed to hospital after colliding with a car in Darlington last night.

The incident happened on Station Road in the city, just before 7 p.m. on Monday, November 1.

It was a Yamaha quad and a blue Kia Stonic and the quad rider was taken to hospital with “significant” head injuries, an ambulance spokesperson said.

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A spokesperson for Durham Constabulary said: “Police have been called to report a collision between two vehicles on Station Road, Darlington, shortly before 7pm last night (November 1).

“The incident involved a Yamaha quad and a blue Kia Stonic.

“The quad rider was rushed to Darlington Memorial Hospital with head injuries.”

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A spokesperson for the North East Ambulance Service said: “We received a call at 6:59 pm Monday evening about a man injured in a traffic incident involving a car and a quad bike.

“We dispatched an ambulance team and the patient was taken to Darlington Memorial Hospital for further treatment.”

A spokesperson for the North East Ambulance Service added that the quad pilot suffered “serious head injuries”.

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