TWO people have been taken to hospital with serious injuries after a crash on the Military Road.

Emergency services were called to the scene at Heddon-on-the-Wall at just after 5pm on Monday, where a black Range Rover and a brown Honda Civic had crashed. 

The driver and passenger in the Honda were taken to hospital with serious injuries. The passenger was described as being in a critical condition.

The driver of the Ranger Rover suffered minor injuries.

Police are appealing for anyone who witnessed the collision or has any dashcam footage to come forward. They are asked to contact police on 101 quoting reference 790 220419.