Boy knocked down

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A SCHOOLBOY was hit by a car after running out into its path.

The 11-year-old was left with cuts and bruises following the collision at 3.45pm on Wednesday, next to the Garden House pub on Framwellgate Peth in Durham, just outside St Leonard’s School. Police said the boy, who ran out between two parked cars, 
was checked over by 
ambulance staff as a precaution, but needed no treatment.

Officers have urged people to be careful around schools in the wake of the collision.