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It's one of the South's most popular markets set in the cathedral city of Winchester, but tonight part of it has been suspended after a young boy was hit by a bus. The city's MP says it is a wake-up call for WInchester.
Part of a Hampshire market has been suspended after a ten year old boy was hit by a bus.
There have been concerns that the market is too close to the road where the accident happened.
Winchester City Council said it was meeting with police to look at the circumstances surrounding the accident.
In a statement the council added: "In the mean time we have decided to suspend the market on Thursday 31 January and Friday 1 February in the lower part of the High Street until we are clear about the circumstances of the accident.
"This will affect about eight or ten stalls.
"After meeting the police we will decide on the best approach for the market on Saturday 2 February and Sunday 3 February.
"We are taking this very seriously and looking again at all the safety aspects."
The council added that it would take any action that may be necessary.
VIDEO: a 10-year-old boy was airlifted to hospital after being struck by a bus in WInchester. It's believed that he has life threatening injuries.
It's understood that the boy, hit by the bus in Winchester, has been taken to Southampton General Hospital by air ambulance.
The accident in WInchester happened just before 2pm. The air ambulance was called to the scene. It is understood that the boy has life threatening injuries.
A 10-year-old boy has been struck by a bus in Winchester. The Air Ambulance is at the scene. The accident happened outside The Card Factory.