Teenage boy from Leeds dies after road collision

A teenage boy who was seriously injured in a road collision in Leeds has lost his fight for life.

Thomas Easton, 13, from Morley, was left in a critical condition after being hit by a truck last Wednesday, September 19.

West Yorkshire Police have now confirmed that he died in hospital in the early hours of today.

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Officers say they want to hear from anyone who witnessed the collision, which happened on Wide Lane in Morley shortly before 2pm.

Wide Lane in Morley. Photo: Google.

Initial enquiries indicated that Thomas had just got off a single-decker bus and was crossing the road when he was hit by the Nissan Navara pick-up truck.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the West Yorkshire force’s Major Collision Enquiry Team via 101.