Woman, 38, hit by bus

A WOMAN was taken to hospital with head injuries after being hit by a bus.

The 38-year-old woman was knocked down by a bus at the Four Lane Ends bus interchange and Metro station in Benton on Saturday at 1.20pm.

An area of the concourse was cordoned off for two hours by the emergency services.

The woman was treated at Newcastle’s Royal Victoria Infirmary for head injuries described as minor.