Woman hit by double-decker bus in Leeds city centre

Police at an incident on York Street, Leeds.
Police at an incident on York Street, Leeds.
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A WOMAN was rushed to hospital after being hit by a double-decker bus in Leeds.

The pedestrian, believed to be around 45 years old, suffered a serious head injury from the incident, which happened at the junction of Marsh Lane and York Street at around 1.50pm today (June 30).

A West Yorkshire Police spokesman said the injuries were believed to be serious but not life-threatening.

York Street was closed from the Marsh Lane junction shortly after the incident and buses were being diverted.

Traffic building up on the M62 eastbound near Leeds following the crash. Picture: Highways Agency/Crown

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