Appeal after teen hurt

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Police are appealing for witnesses after a teenager was hit by a car and seriously injured in Leeds.

The 19-year-old pedestrian was involved in a collision with a Skoda Octavia car in Burley Street at the junction with Park Lane, just before 2am yesterday.

The youth was taken to Leeds General Infirmary for treatment. A West Yorkshire Police spokesman said his injuries were serious but not considered to be life threatening.

Paramedics from Yorkshire Ambulance Service who were treating the teen contacted the police about the incident.

Anyone who witnessed it is asked to contact PC 3270 Shane Kenny of the Safer Roads and Neighbourhood Support team at Carr Gate on 101.

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