A 10-year-old girl had to be airlifted to hospital following a crash on the A1 at Blyth.
The youngster was in a black Ford KA, travelling north, which left the carriageway near to junction 34 at around 5.45pm on Saturday.
The 10-year-old was taken to Sheffield Children’s Hospital where she remains in a serious but stable condition.
A nine-year-old boy was also taken the Children’s Hospital and a 35-year-old woman was taken to Sheffield’s Northern General Hospital. Both with minor injuries.
The road was closed for around five hours while investigations were carried out.
Anyone who saw the accident is asked to contact Notts Police on 101, quoting incident 647 of Saturday 4 May 2013, or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.