Young girl hit by bus at Lincoln level crossing

Emergency services dealt with a collision involving a bus and an eight-year-old young girl at the High Street level crossing in Lincoln this lunchtime.

Lincolnshire Police were alerted to the incident at 12.19pm on Monday, August 24.

The bus had clipped the young girl as she waited for the crossing barriers in the road close to the kerb.

She fell over into the road and was helped up by a passer-by.

An ambulance was called initially, but later cancelled. She suffered a minor injury to her shoulder and a graze to her knee.

The road was cleared after around half an hour.

The driver of the bus, a 62-year-old man, was breath-tested, as part of standard procedures.

The incident is being dealt with under incident number 173.