Boy seriously injured in York collision

16 Nov 2013 @ 4.29 pm
| News

Issued by North Yorkshire Police

North Yorkshire Police is investigating a serious road traffic collision involving a 12-year-old boy and a car.

It happened on Chaloners Road, near the bus stop opposite Sandcroft Road, at about 1pm on Saturday (16 November 2013).

The boy, from York, had just got off a bus and was crossing the road when the collision occurred with a blue Mini Cooper driven by a 24-year-old local woman.

He was taken by ambulance to York District Hospital with serious head injuries. He was later transferred to Leeds General Infirmary where his condition is now described as “stable”.

Local diversions are in place while the police investigate the collision scene. The stretch of road is expected to remain closed into Saturday evening.

Witnesses to the incident, or anyone who recalls seeing either the boy or the blue Mini Cooper prior to the collision, are urged to contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2, and ask for Roger Walker.

Or email him by clicking here.

Please quote the reference NYP-16112013-0279 when providing information.


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