Pedestrian hit on Battle Hill Drive

Battle Hill Drive in Wallsend has re-opened after a woman in her 80s was knocked over.

Police received reports of an incident at around 1.30pm today (Monday) that a woman had been struck by a car at Battle Hill Drive in Wallsend, North Tyneside.

Police and the ambulance service attended and the woman has been taken to the RVI in Newcastle for treatment.

The road was closed for almost two hours.