AN 11-year-old boy has been hit by a car on Commercial Road in Pill, Newport this afternoon.

Gwent Police said they were called to the scene at 4.05pm to reports of an accident involving a car and a boy.

The boy has been taken to hospital with leg injuries.

The Argus understands he was getting off a school bus when he was hit by a silver Toyota Yaris.

The road has now reopened.