Dog walker needed ‘thousands of pounds’ in dental repairs after dangerous motorbike crash

A dog walker needed ‘thousands of pounds’ of dental treatment after being hit by a motorbike.

Cleveland Police are appealing for witnesses following the Middlesbrough incident where a dog walker was injured by a bicycle.

At around 4pm on Monday December 20, a man was walking his dog on Linthorpe’s Barker Road when a black motorbike spun around from Thornfield Road and collided with him, knocking him to the ground.

The victim, a man in his 50s, slammed his face into the pavement and subsequently required thousands of pounds of dental treatment.

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The motorbike was driven by a single man without a helmet who fled after the incident.

According to the victim, he believed that a motorist who was just behind the motorcycle saw the collision but did not stop.

Cleveland Police are urging anyone who was in the area who may have seen the incident or the motorcycle/rider or who may have captured it on their CCTV or dash cam please contact Cleveland Police at number 101, quoting reference SE-22-006814.

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