Boy in hospital after bus accident

A YOUNGSTER was rushed to hospital after being hit by a bus.

The incident happened on Brenda Road, in Hartlepool, at around 11.15am yesterday.

Paramedics and police raced to the scene and the eight-year-old boy was taken to the University Hospital of North Tees, in Stockton, with head and leg injuries.

Anyone with information is asked to call Cleveland Police on (01642) 326326 quoting reference number U138936.