Boy, 6, airlifted to hospital after crash

A six-year-old boy suffered head injuries after he was hit by a car.

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The boy was hurt during a collision with the vehicle close to Sandal Post Office, on Barnsley Road, at around 8.36am today (Tuesday).

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Police and the air ambulance were called to the scene and the boy was taken to Leeds General Infirmary.

A West Yorkshire Police spokeswoman said his injuries were serious but not life-threatening.

Barnsley Road was closed after the incident but reopened at 10.04am.