Man airlifted to hospital with life threatening injuries after being hit by car in Leeds

A man in his sixties has been airlifted to hospital with life threatening injuries after being hit by a car in Leeds.

Saturday, 21st December 2019, 3:01 pm
Updated Saturday, 21st December 2019, 4:45 pm
A man in his sixties has suffered life threatening injuries after being hit by a car in Leeds (Photo: Rob Greenland)

UPDATE: Police have confirmed the man has died from injuries sustained in the crashEmergency crews were called to the crash on Gledhow Valley Road, between Chapel Allerton and Moortown, at 1.04pm.

A pedestrian in his sixties had been hit by a car, at the junction with Allerton Grange Gardens, and suffered life threatening injuries.

The air ambulance attended and the man was airlifted to Leeds General Infirmary.

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A spokesperson for West Yorkshire Police says the driver of the car stopped at the scene and was spoken to by officers.

There are road closures and a large police scene in place at the junction of Gledhow Valley Road, Allerton Grange Gardens and Harrogate Road.