Boy airlifted to hospital after accident

A SEVEN-year old boy was airlifted to hospital after being knocked down in Norristhorpe.

The boy was taken by air ambulance to Leeds General Infirmary after the accident which happened around 3.45pm on Thursday September 22 in Norristhorpe Lane.

A police spokeswoman said that the vehicle involved was a Toyota Hilux.

The road was blocked in both directions while emergency services tended to the boy.

He is said to have serious injuries.