Boy is hurt in collision with bus near school

A boy has been struck by a bus close to a primary school, emergency services have confirmed.

Wednesday, 5th September 2018, 4:31 pm
Updated Thursday, 6th September 2018, 5:48 am
The boy was hit by a bus in Birch Green Road, Skelmersdale

Police and paramedics were alerted after the youngster was involved in a collision in Birch Green Road, Skelmersdale, just after 3.45pm today.

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A spokesman for the North West Ambulance Service said that a crew was still on the scene but it was not thought that the boy had suffered any major injuries.

A Lancashire Police spokesman said officers were called to the scene to check whether any road diversions were necessary.