Teenager hit by motor vehicle at Belmont

A teenager has been hit by a motor vehicle at Belmont this afternoon.

NSW Ambulance say they received a call for assistance at about 3:20 and are currently on scene, near Belmont High School.

The teenager was transported to the John Hunter Hospital in a stable condition, where he is being treated for lower leg injuries.

It caused significant traffic delays northbound with one of two lanes closed, but the site was cleared around 4:15.

Motorists are being advised to avoid the area.