Woman hit by car in Whitley Bay

A woman was injured after being hit by a car.

The pedestrian was hit on The Links, in Whitley Bay, just after 9am today (Saturday) opposite the Eastbourne House Care Home.

The woman was taken to the RVI in Newcastle for treatment.

The road was closed for three hours to allow for investigations and diversions were put in place.

Anyone who was in the area at the time or anyone with any information about the collision should call police on 101 quoting log number 471 of 31/05/14.