A 22 year old female was knocked down by a car opposite the University on Woodhouse Lane last Friday, before being rushed off to Leeds General Infirmary.
A student eye-witness, told LS: “People were running onto the road with terrified expressions. It soon became clear that someone had been hit.”
The road was temporarily closed between 5.20pm and 5.40pm. A police spokesperson told LS that the “injuries were not life threatening.”
A first year medic, who was on a bus going past the accident, described her experience: “The bus suddenly lurched forwards and did an emergency stop. There was a car in front of us with hazard lights on. On driving around the incident I saw a girl lying on the ground with her eyes closed and I was overwhelmed with shock.”
They added: “Apparently she just ran straight in front of the car. I couldn’t believe I had witnessed something so horrific and yet the bus, being a public service, just drove on past.”