Schoolboy hit by bus in Sunderland

Scene of the accident in Sunderland Credit: ITV Tyne tees

A schoolboy has been airlifted to hospital, after being hit by a bus in Sunderland.

It happened at 3.15pm in Dovedale Road, as pupils were leaving school.

The boy, who has suffered serious injuries,was taken to the Royal Victoria Infirmary in Newcastle.