Boy of 8 hurt in van crash

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A BOY aged eight suffered a broken leg and cuts when he was struck by a van on a zebra crossing on a Sheffield street.

Police said the youngster is believed to have been running over the crossing at the time of the collision.

The accident happened on Hastilar Road South, Manor, at 5.50pm on Thursday as the boy was using the crossing at the junction with Nodder Road.

The driver of the van, a 42-year-old man from Gleadless, Sheffield, was not hurt.

n Witnesses should call South Yorkshire Police on 0114 2202020 and quote incident number 776 of February 17.