A WOMAN has been taken to hospital being being hit by a van in Northallerton High Street.

It is believed to have happened near Crew Clothing, near Northallerton Town Hall.

Police and ambulance services responded to reports of the incident at 10.15am on Thursday.

A spokeswoman for North Yorkshire Police said: "Around 10.15am we received reports of a woman in her 60s who had been hit by a van on Northallerton High Street.

"An ambulance attended and she was transported to James Cook Hospital with suspected serious injuries. The road is now open."