Appeal for witnesses following collision

News from Northumbria Police
News from Northumbria Police

Police are appealing for witnesses after a collision in Ponteland at the weekend that resulted in a pensioner being taken to hospital.

At 11.26am on Sunday, Northumbria Police received a report of a collision involving one vehicle and a pedestrian on Callerton Lane.

Emergency services attended and the pedestrian – an 85-year-old woman – was taken to hospital with serious but non-life threatening injuries.

The driver of the vehicle, a blue Ford Fiesta, was not injured.

The road was closed for an hour while emergency services attended.

Inquiries are on-going and anyone who saw what happened is being asked to contact police.

Any witnesses, particularly those who might have dash cam footage, are asked to call Northumbria Police on 101 – quoting log 490 of 15/07/18.