A man was airlifted to hospital after being struck by a van.
Emergency teams were called to outside the old fire station, in Cowpen Road, Blyth, just before 6pm on Monday.
A 43-year-old man had been struck by a black Ford Transit.
He suffered serious head and leg injuries and was taken to hospital by air ambulance.
He is currently in the RVI in a stable condition.
Enquiries are ongoing and police are appealing for witnesses to the collision.
Anyone who saw anything is asked to contact police on 101 quoting reference number 899 08/08/16.