Pedestrian critical after Northumberland collision

Hartford Road in Bedlington Credit: Google Maps

Police are appealing for witnesses following a collision in Bedlington, Northumberland, in which an elderly woman was seriously injured.

A Ford transit tipper van towing a trailer was travelling south on Hartford Road when it collided with a 78-year-old woman who was crossing the road just after 10am on Friday July 28.

The woman suffered serious injuries and was taken to the RVI for treatment.

Her condition is described being critical but stable with suspected serious head and leg injuries.

The road was closed for two hours to allow for the casualty to be dealt with and the scene to be investigated.