Bradford

Girl seriously injured in Huddersfield road accident

A 10-year-old girl was seriously injured when she was hit by a car in Huddersfield, police have said.

The girl suffered serious head injuries in the accident at the junction of the A62 Manchester Road and Cowlersley Lane and Morley Lane on Friday evening.

The car involved was a green Vauxhall Astra travelling along Manchester Road towards the town centre.

Police said the girl was taken to Huddersfield Royal Infirmary and then transferred to Leeds General Infirmary.

Any witnesses to the collision, which happened as England's World Cup match against Algeria kicked off, are urged to contact police.

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