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.
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