A schoolboy has had a lucky escape after being hit by a van in Selby town centre.
The 11-year-old was struck by a silver Volkswagen Transporter at around 3:40 pm on Monday afternoon. The boy was walking on Gowthorpe when the incident occurred.
A spokesperson for North Yorkshire Police confirmed the incident and added that although the boy showed no obvious sign of injury he was taken to hospital to be sure.
Officers are asking anyone who saw the incident to contact them on 101, quoting 12160170915.