A THIRTY-ONE-YEAR-OLD pedestrian has been taken to hospital in a critical but stable condition after a crash in Ponteland.

Police are now appealing for information after the early-morning collision in the town.

At around 12.20am this morning (Thursday, December 30), police received a report of a collision between a pedestrian and a white Ford Fiesta on Rotary Way. The Fiesta was travelling from the direction of the Badger Pub.

The 31-year-old is in a critical but stable condition in hospital.

The driver stopped at the scene and is assisting police with inquiries.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or has dashcam footage should contact police via the 'Tell us Something' page of the Northumbria Police website or on 101 quoting reference NP-20211230-0014.