Police are appealing for witnesses to a serious two vehicle crash in Northumberland.
The crash happened on Northumrbrian Road in Cramlington at 10.32am today, between the junction for Allensgreen and Village Road.
It involved two vehicles a Nissan Quashqai car travelling south and a Citroen Relay Van travelling northbound. The Nissan for reasons yet to be established collided with the other vehicle head on.
The driver of the Nissan, a 66-year-old man, was taken to the Royal Victoria Infirmary. His condition is described as critical but stable.
The road was closed for two and half hours while the incident was being dealt with.
Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward anyone who was in the area at the time and witnessed the collision is asked to contact Northumbria Police on 101 ext 69191 quoting log number 297 09/07/15