A young child was involved in a collision with a vehicle in York city centre Police have reported.

Emergency service were called to The Stonebow at 2:30pm.

The road was closed between Stonebow House and the junction with Foss Islands Road and Peasholme Green.

The child, said to be under three-years-old, was transfered to the Air Ambulance, which landed on Hungate, then taken to hospital in Leeds.

Injuries are described as serious but are not thought to be life threatening.

The Yorkshire Air Ambulance leaving the scene