A TEENAGE boy seriously injured after being involved in a crash with a bus is recovering in hospital.

The 14-year-old pedestrian was rescued by firefighters after being trapped beneath the vehicle for more than an hour.

The collision happened near Widnes library, outside St Paul’s Church in Victoria Road, shortly before 4.45pm on Wednesday, May 4.

The boy was taken to Alder Hey Children’s Hospital where his condition had been described as critical but stable.

Thankfully, the teenager is now on the road to recovery.

A spokesman for Cheshire Police said: “The boy is now in a stable condition.”

The major rescue unit from Winsford helped crews with the major operation.

Roads in the area were closed for several hours whilst emergency crews were at the scene.

Enquiries in relation to the incident are ongoing.

The police are appealing for witnesses and video footage.

Officers are keen to hear from anyone with any information that could help their investigation.

Anyone with information or video footage should contact Cheshire Police at cheshire.police.uk/tell-us or call 101, quoting IML 1260799.