Car overturns on military road in Northumberland

Police are appealing for information after a car overturned near Hexham, leaving a woman in a critical condition.

It happened around eight o'clock this morning when a silver Vauxhall Agila, which was travelling on the B6318 near to Chesters Roman Fort, left the road and overturned.

Police and paramedics attended the scene and 63-year-old woman was taken to the Royal Victoria Infirmary in Newcastle with serious injuries, where she remains in a critical condition.

Anyone who witnessed the collision is asked to contact police on 101 ext 69191.