Road closed following serious road traffic accident

Emergency teams dealing with a road traffic collision on Cowpen Road, Blyth. Picture by John Tuttiett.
Emergency teams dealing with a road traffic collision on Cowpen Road, Blyth. Picture by John Tuttiett.
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A pedestrian is believed to have been injured in a road traffic collision.

Emergency crews are currently dealing with the situation on Cowpen Road, Blyth.

Emergency teams dealing with a road traffic collision on Cowpen Road, Blyth. Picture by John Tuttiett.

Emergency teams dealing with a road traffic collision on Cowpen Road, Blyth. Picture by John Tuttiett.

Paramedics and police were called to the scene at around 6.30pm today (Monday) with witnesses reporting a pedestrian was hit by a van.

Two ambulances, the Great North Air Ambulance and several police cars are all in attendance.

The stretch of road outside the former fire station is closed in both directions.