Police close road as six-year-old boy hit by car in Harehills

Strathmore Terrace, Harehills. (Credit: Google)
Strathmore Terrace, Harehills. (Credit: Google)
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A six-year-old boy has been taken to hospital after being hit by a car in Harehills.

Emergency services were called to the incident, on Strathmore Terrace, at about 3.20pm on Thursday.

West Yorkshire Police have confirmed that a six-year-old boy was injured in a traffic collision and taken to Leeds General Infirmary.

His injuries are not thought to be life threatening at this time.

Police believe that one vehicle, a white Lexus, was involved in the crash.

Strathmore Terrace has been closed and disruption is expected in the area into Thursday evening.

A spokesperson for West Yorkshire Police said: "West Yorkshire Police were called at 3.21pm to Strathmore Terrace in Harehills to a road traffic collision involving a six year old boy.

"An ambulance was called and the boy was taken to Leeds General Infirmary. His injuries are not believed to be life threatening at this time.

"The car involved in the collision is a white Lexus."