Woman seriously injured after being hit by bus in Leeds

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Police are appealing for witnesses after a woman was seriously injured when she was hit by a bus.

The 27-year-old was on North Street, near the city centre, when she was knocked down by the double decker on Monday morning.

The collision happened close to the junction with Skinner Lane, near Lovell Park, shortly after 11.30am.

A West Yorkshire Police spokesman said: “The 27-year-old pedestrian was taken from the scene by ambulance to Leeds General Infirmary with serious injuries.

“Officers are keen to speak to anyone who witnessed the collision or who has any other information which could help the investigation.”

Anyone with information is asked to call PC Dan Baldwin at the eastern area safer roads and neighbourhood support unit via 101.

For possible use in the YP From the Archive series.''10th May 1988''THE MIGHTY Mallard, pride of Britain's railway history, puffed into Leeds Station today with a raging thirst.''It was pulling such a heavy load - 12 carriages carrying 250 top Post Office customers and stamp collectors - that it needed extra water supplies at Holbeck.''"The last thing we wanted was the boiler blowing up on Britain's pride and joy," said Mr Philip Round, Post Office Information Officer.''Mallard was making a special run across the Pennines from Manchester Victoria to mark two major anniversaries:

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