In a concerning incident this morning, a 30-year-old woman was rushed to the hospital after being hit by a car in the Armley area.
West Yorkshire Police promptly responded to the crash, which occurred at approximately 9:51 am on Monday.
The victim’s injuries were assessed by medical professionals and confirmed to be non-life-threatening, according to a statement from the police.
The collision took place on Crab Lane in Armley, near the Armley Library, causing significant disruption in the vicinity.
In response, law enforcement swiftly established a large police cordon extending from Crab Lane to Wesley Road on Stocks Hill. However, the road closure was lifted later, restoring normal traffic flow.
Authorities have engaged with the driver involved in the incident, but as of now, no arrests have been made.
West Yorkshire Police provided a statement addressing the incident, stating, “At 9:51 am today, police were called to a road traffic collision involving a car and a woman pedestrian in Crab Lane, Armley.
“The 30-year-old woman was taken to the hospital for treatment, and her injuries were determined to be non-serious and non-life-threatening. The driver stopped at the scene and cooperated with officers. The road was reopened shortly after noon.”
Local residents expressed their concern and shock at the accident, emphasising the importance of road safety in the area.
West Yorkshire Police continue to investigate the circumstances surrounding the incident and urge any witnesses or individuals with information to come forward and assist with their inquiries.
The incident serves as a reminder for both pedestrians and motorists to exercise caution on the roads, particularly in areas with heavy foot traffic.