Man hit by lorry in Northumberland

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was seriously injured after he was hit by a lorry in Northumberland.

The collision happened on the evening of Saturday 10 May near to the bus stop in Dark Lane, just east of the junction with St Georges Hospital in Morpeth.

A 62-year-old man was knocked down by a lorry travelling east along the road and was taken to hospital with serious injuries. He remains in a critical condition.

The driver of the vehicle was spoken to at the scene. Police are now trying to establish the what happened and are asking any witnesses to contact them.

Anyone with any information should contact Northumbria Police on 101 ext 69191.