Man critically ill after an accident with a lorry

Large police prescence at the bottom ot Whorral Bank,locals suggest a man stepped in front of a lorry at the entrance to St Georges hospital.
Large police prescence at the bottom ot Whorral Bank,locals suggest a man stepped in front of a lorry at the entrance to St Georges hospital.
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A MAN remains critically ill in hospital after an accident in Morpeth.

The 62-year-old was struck by a lorry near a bus stop in Dark Lane, just east of St George’s Hospital.

He suffered serious injuries and was taken to Newcastle RVI for treatment, where he remains in a critical condition.

The accident happened at about 8.15pm on Friday.

The lorry driver was spoken to at the scene and officers are continuing with inquiries to establish the circumstances of the collision.

Any witnesses should contact police on 101, ext 69191.