Pedestrian knocked down by vehicle outside Leeds hospital

A pedestrian has been knocked down in the street outside Leeds General Infirmary this morning.

By The Newsroom
Wednesday, 7th June 2017, 10:20 am
Updated Tuesday, 13th June 2017, 3:36 pm
The pedestrian was knocked down outside Leeds General Infirmary's Brotherton Wing in Calverley Street, Leeds. Picture: Google
The pedestrian was knocked down outside Leeds General Infirmary's Brotherton Wing in Calverley Street, Leeds. Picture: Google

The female pedestrian, whose age is currently unknown, was struck by a vehicle in Calverley Street, just outside the hospital's Brotherton Wing.

Emergency services were called to the scene shortly after 8.40am.

A police spokesman said the pedestrian had been taken into the hospital by paramedics but it was not year clear whether she had suffered any injuries.

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Officers stepped in to direct traffic as a large backlog built up in the streets near the collision.

The scene has now been cleared and the road is fully reopened.