A six-year-old child was airlifted to hospital after being hit by a car outside a primary school this morning (Tuesday).
It happened at 8.50am outside Fountains C of E Primary School in Grantley near Ripon.
A light blue Hyundai i10 which was heading towards Sawley collided with the child. The child suffered serious leg injuries and was airlifted to James Cook Hospital for treatment.
Where it happened
Police spoke to the driver of the Hyundai the scene, who is assisting officers with their enquires.
The stretch of road was closed for a time to allow an investigation into the collision.
A North Yorkshire Police spokesperson said: “Officers are appealing to anyone, including motorists with dashcam footage, or who witnessed the incident, to come forward.
“If you were driving in the area at the time, please check your dashcam footage in case you have captured the vehicle on camera prior to the crash but may be unaware.”
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