A MAN in his 80s was taken to hospital after being hit by a van in Hexham. 

Police said they received a report about the collision, at the roundabout on Tyne Green Road, at 2pm on Friday. 

It was reported that a black transit van was in collision with a man in his 80s while he was crossing the road.

Police said minor injuries were reported and the man was taken to hospital by a family member. 

There was a slight traffic build up until the road was cleared but traffic was moving freely shortly afterwards.