AN 81-year-old pedestrian is in a serious condition following a collision with a vehicle.

Police were called to the incident just after 8.20pm yesterday on Egremont Main Street, near to Heron Foods.

An ambulance also attended the scene.

The 81-year-old man was taken to the Cumberland Infirmary in Carlisle in a serious condition.

His condition was said to be 'serious but not life threatening' early this morning.