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Children involved in hit and run are named by police

More details have been released following a hit and run crash in Leeds. The two children have been named by police as 10-year-old Sabam Saleen. She is currently in a critical condition at Leeds General Infirmary.

Two-year-old Raham Saleen is also in hosptial. Both are suffering with head injuries. Police say they have launched a major investigation and are still trying to trace a silver or grey mark four Vauxhall Astra. CCTV of the collision has been obtained which is currently being analysed by officers.


Two children hit by car in Hyde Park, Leeds.

Two young children have been taken to hospital after they were hit by a car in the Hyde Park area of Leeds. Police have closed a number of roads in and around Thornville Road as they investigate the crash. Locals say the children are a boy and girl aged around eight and 10.

Witnesses say the children had just left a local corner shop when they were struck. A shopping bag with groceries could be seen lying in the road where the incident happened. The children's condition is unknown. The crash happened close to the Makkah Masjid Mosque at around 5pm on Saturday.

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