Throstle Road: Child rushed to hospital after being hit by bus in Middleton area of Leeds

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Police have issued a statement after a child was hit by a bus in Leeds.

Officers were called to Throstle Road yesterday evening (Wednesday) in the Middleton area of the city after receiving the report of the collision.

A spokesperson for West Yorkshire Police said: “Police were called at 7.09pm to reports of a road traffic collision involving a child pedestrian and a vehicle.

“The child was taken to hospital and was treated for minor injuries.

“The road reopened at 8.40pm.”