Air ambulance lands in the historic Piece Hall to take woman hit by a bus to Leeds General Infirmary

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The Yorkshire Air Ambulance landed in the Piece Hall after a woman was seriously injured in a collision with a bus in Halifax town centre.

The emergency services were called to the junction Market Street and Albion Street at 12.54pm today.

West Yorkshire Police received reports of a collision involving a woman and a bus.

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Paramedics arrived at the scene to assess the woman's injuries and called for the Yorkshire Air Ambulance.

The scene in Market Street, HalifaxThe scene in Market Street, Halifax
The scene in Market Street, Halifax

The helicopter landed in the grounds of the historic Grade I listed building.

The woman had suffered a serious leg injury and once she was made comfortable was transported to the air ambulance.

She has been transported to Leeds General Infirmary where she will be treated.

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Road closures were put in place as the emergency services deal with incident.

Many bus services were disrupted and had to be diverted.

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