Southport Arriva bus hits and injures toddler

A 17-month-old boy is being treated for head injuries after he was hit by a bus in Merseyside.

The toddler was struck by an Arriva bus at 1725 BST on Sunday after he wandered into Rufford Road, Crossens near Southport.

He was taken to Ormskirk Hospital for facial and head injuries, Merseyside Police said.

The road was closed for four hours while police carried out an investigation of the scene.

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