Boy, 10, on scooter injured in Wythenshawe truck crash

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image captionThe child was hurt in the crash at the junction of Baycroft Grove and Moorcroft Road in Wythenshawe

A 10-year-old boy suffered a "very serious leg injury" when the scooter he was riding was involved in a crash with a truck in Manchester.

The child was hurt at 15:10 GMT on Saturday at the junction of Baycroft Grove and Moorcroft Road in Wythenshawe.

Greater Manchester Police (GMP) said he was taken to hospital after the smash with a Ford Transit flatbed truck.

No arrests have been made. The boy was riding a seated scooter.

GMP has appealed for witnesses.

PC Jody Oakley said: "This collision has resulted in a young boy receiving a very serious leg injury and our thoughts are with him as he recovers in hospital."

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