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Toddler's miracle escape in fatal lorry accident

A woman has died after an accident in Hessle Road, west Hull. The elderly woman was with a two-year-old boy in a pram when she was hit by a lorry near the junction with Rugby Street.

The woman, who's not been named, was taken by ambulance to hospital but died of her injuries. The boy suffered cuts and bruises. The accident happened at about 1pm yesterday afternoon. Hessle Road was closed in both directions between St George's Road and Division Road for several hours.