Bin man breaks leg after being hit by car in North Yorkshire

A bin man has been taken to Scarborough hospital after being hit by a car this morning.

By The Newsroom
Friday, 9th March 2018, 2:08 pm
Updated Friday, 9th March 2018, 2:10 pm
Police are investigating
Police are investigating

It happened near St Peters Church on Langton Road, Norton in Ryedale at 8am.

The pedestrian, a man in his fifties, was taken to Scarborough Hospital with a broken leg.

A Ryedale District Council spokesperson said: "A member of one of Ryedale District Council’s waste collection crews was injured on one of the rounds this morning.

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"Our first thoughts are obviously with the member of staff involved, and he’s now being treated in hospital.

"Thankfully, the injuries aren’t critical, but this is obviously a serious incident.

"The police are investigating, and we’ll support them in this."