Tyne & Wear

Woman critical after Northumberland road crash

A 27-year-old woman is critically ill in hospital following a crash involving her Mitsubishi car and an agricultural vehicle near Ponteland, Northumberland.

Officers were called to the incident on Stamfordham Road about 120 metres west of the Medburn junction.

The road was closed for four hours following the crash which happened just before 1130 BST on Saturday.

The woman is being treated in hospital for head and chest injuries. The driver of the farm vehicle was uninjured.

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