Police are appealing for dashcam footage following a fail to stop crash at Mount Hutton which has left a man in hospital with serious injuries.

Just before 1.30pm yesterday, a 70-year-old man was driving his Ford Falcon ute and box trailer northbound on the Newcastle Inner City Bypass when he pulled over under the Warners Bay Road underpass to cover the load as it started to rain.

However, he was struck by a large white truck which failed to stop.

The man suffered rib fractures and possible chest and leg injuries – he remains in a serious by stable condition in the John Hunter Hospital.

Anyone who witnessed the crash is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.