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A man has appeared in court accused of a string of driving offences after a bus and car crashed in Byker.
Four people had to be taken to hospital after a single decker Stagecoach bus and a silver Renault car collided on Clifford Street at around 8.50am on Tuesday.
A 26-year-old woman is believed to be in a serious condition and is being treated at the Royal Victoria Infirmary in Newcastle.
Andre Langley has been charged with driving a motor vehicle when above the alcohol limit, careless driving without due care and attention, driving whilst disqualified, driving without insurance and failing to stop after a road accident.
The 24-year-old, of Molineux Court, Heaton, Newcastle, appeared at South East Northumberland Magistrates' Court on Wednesday.
He was remanded in custody before his next appearance at Newcastle Crown Court on December 12.

Two men are due in court after a 19-year-old was allegedly stabbed in Newcastle.
Stanhope Street, in Arthur's Hill, Newcastle, was cordoned off in the early hours of Sunday morning after police were called following reports that a 19-year-old had been assaulted on the street.
Ambulances, police cars and forensics officers were spotted by early risers as the investigation got under way.
The injured man was taken to Newcastle's Royal Victoria Infirmary with injuries consistent with a stabbing. His condition is described as stable.
Police launched an investigation and, at around 4am on Sunday morning, arrested two men aged 21 and 23.
They have since been charged and are scheduled to appear at Bedlington Magistrates' Court on Monday afternoon.

A police investigation is under way after a shocking video emerged of a bouncer allegedly assaulting a teenage girl in a Newcastle nightclub.
Lauryn Parker claims she was left bruised after a bouncer repeatedly kneed her on a flight of stairs in Perdu.
The 19-year-old said the incident has left her too "scared" to have a night out in the city.
Perdu sacked the bouncer after footage of the incident was viewed by more than 350,000 people on Facebook.
Now, Northumbria Police has launched an investigation into the incident.
A Northumbria Police spokesman said: “We can confirm officers are investigating a report of an assault at a premises on Collingwood Street in Newcastle on Wednesday (October 31).

A bouncer has been sacked after a shocking clip emerged of him allegedly assaulting a teenage girl in Perdu.
Lauryn Parker, 19, claims a burly bouncer left her bruised and battered after repeatedly KNEEING her in the Diamond Strip nightspot.
She was celebrating Halloween dressed as a bunny when the alleged attack unfolded.
A Facebook clip of the incident has already been viewed over 365,000 times and Lauryn claims: "I'm too scared to go out in Newcastle now.
"I've got bruises, grab marks on my arm and what looks like shoeprints on my legs.
"I keep thinking it could have been a lot worse. He was just so strong and wouldn't stop."

A North East MP has demanded the "immediate scrapping" of controversial benefit Universal Credit.
The system will worsen child poverty, increase homelessness and even lead to people taking their own lives, Wansbeck MP Ian Lavery has claimed.
Former Prime Minister Gordon Brown warned the country could face "chaos" similar to the poll tax riots if the national roll out continues, in the Daily Mirror today,
He branded the welfare reforms a "cruel and vindictive" experiment that will exacerbate the "convulsions" of Brexit and risk public disorder.
The Government says the reforms ensure working is worthwhile for claimants and simplifies the benefits system. But opponents believe it leaves claimants worse-off, and creates delays which leave people waiting for much-needed cash.
Now, Labour Party Chair Ian Lavery has called for an end to Universal Credit, predicting dire consequences for Northumberland if the roll out goes head.

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