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.
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.