Boy, 11, airlifted to hospital after collision with bus in York
An 11-year-old boy has been airlifted to hospital after he was in collision with a double decker bus in York.
The accident occurred on Tadcaster Road, near to the junction with Pulleyn Drive, at around 8.10am on Friday (January 23).
Fire crews from Acomb, Huntington and Tadcaster assisted paramedics in releasing the boy from underneath the bus.
He was airlifted to Leeds General Infirmary suffering from injuries to his head, arms and legs.
The road was closed between Pulleyn Drive and the traffic lights at Hob Moor, while specialist collision investigators conducted their enquiries at the scene. It was reopened by midday.
Anyone who witnessed the collision is urged to contact North Yorkshire Police on 101 – select option 2 – and pass information to the Force Control Room.
Please quote reference number NYP-23012015-0064 when passing information about this incident.
Hopefully hes back home soon.wonder will the schools now start the school day later so kids aren’t travelling on main roads in peak time traffic.
Hope he is ok xx
Hope he gets better x
Hope he’ll be ok
God bless, hope he is okay x
Hope him and driver are ok
What a sad day today. I really hope he will be fine. He isA Friend of my son and all kids were really sad In school today. My son keeps asking me how is he , don’t know what to say 🙁 . I really hope he is ok . And his family.
I hope this boy is ok. He was admitted to the ward at LGI that I was on with my little boy. His dad was a lovely guy who had to move heaven and earth to get home to him. Thoughts are with the family and friends and hope he is doing ok
Hope hes not too badly hurt and soon home.irs a very busy road on quiet times so when its busy its really busy . wonder if schools could start the school day earlier so school kids not going to school same time as rush hour.