Siddal toddler suffers head injuries after being hit by car

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An 18-month old child had to be air lifted to hospital after being knocked down by a car in Siddal.

The accident happened outside the family’s home address on Backhold Drive on Friday at 5.20pm.

The toddler is believed to have stepped out in front of a black Mitsubishi pickup truck.

Police are not looking to arrest anyone in connection with the incident.

Emergency crews attended and the Yorkshire Air Ambulance was called to take the toddler and his mother to Leeds General Infirmary.

The boy suffered non life-threatening head injuries and has been released from hospital.