POLICE are appealing for information following a crash in Huddersfield which left an eight-year-old pedestrian with serious injuries.

At around 1.20pm yesterday, officers were called to the scene on Birkby Hall Road.

The eight-year-old's injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

The vehicle involved is believed to be a silver, three-door Vauxhall Corsa, manufactured in either 2002 or 2003, that stopped at the scene initially, and then left in the direction of Wheathouse Road.

Officers are appealing for the driver of the vehicle to come forward and assist with enquiries.

Officers are also keen to hear from anyone who may have witnessed the collision, particularly those who have CCTV or dash cam footage.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101, or via www.westyorkshire.police.uk/101LiveChat , quoting log 814 of 28/03.

Information can also be given anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers, on 0800 555 111.