Man hit by bus in Northumberland

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A man is in a critical condition following a collision with a bus in north Northumberland.

Around 6am this morning, a bus collided with a 38-year-old man near to Togston East Farm Cottage in Hadston. The man was taken to the RVI hospital in Newcastle with serious injuries. He is currently in a critical condition.

Inquiries are ongoing into the incident and police are appealing for anyone with any information to contact them on 101 ext 69191, quoting reference number 166 13/11/14.

The injured man had been arrested by police at 4.40pm yesterday afternoon. Due to the contact between the police and the injured man, the incident has been referred to the IPCC in accordance with procedure.