Man struck by car in Leeds city centre is seriously ill

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A MAN who was hit by a car in Leeds city centre yesterday afternoon in an incident that led to traffic gridlock remains seriously ill in hospital.

The 38-year-old man suffered multiple serious injuries after he was struck by a red Nissan Micra just before 3.30pm at the junction of the Graingers Way and the A58, near the Majestics wine store.

A West Yorkshire Police spokeswoman today said the man is being treated at Leeds General Infirmary where he is in a serious by stable condition.

Police closed two lanes of the A58 while police examined the scene of the accident.

Both lanes were re-opened just before 6pm, but traffic gridlock continued to affect major routes through the city until 7.30pm.

Police enquiries into the incident are ongoing

Mohammed Saddique, 88, wears medals won by his father Ghulam Hassan during naval service in both world wars. Picture: Bruce Rollinson

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