At just after 9am this morning, Saturday, May 31, police were called to the Links, Whitley Bay, following a collision involving a car and a pedestrian.
The collision happened opposite to Eastbourne House Care Home on the Links. The road will be closed for three hours to allow for collision investigation and diversions are in place. Officers are at the scene to help members of the public.
The pedestrian, who is a woman, has been taken to the RVI in Newcastle.
Anyone who was in the area at the time or anyone with any information about the collision should call police on 101, quoting log number 471 of 31/05/14.