Pedestrian knocked down by vehicle outside Leeds hospital

The pedestrian was knocked down outside Leeds General Infirmary's Brotherton Wing in Calverley Street, Leeds. Picture: Google
The pedestrian was knocked down outside Leeds General Infirmary's Brotherton Wing in Calverley Street, Leeds. Picture: Google

A pedestrian was knocked down in the street outside Leeds General Infirmary this morning.

The 26-year-old woman was struck by a vehicle in Calverley Street, just outside the hospital's Brotherton Wing.

Emergency services were called to the scene shortly after 8.40am.

A police spokesman said the pedestrian had been taken into the hospital by paramedics but her injuries were not believed to be life-threatening.

Officers stepped in to direct traffic as a large backlog built up in the streets near the collision.

The scene has now been cleared and the road is fully reopened.

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