Police appeal as boy, 8, fights for life after car accident in Hartlepool

The scene of a RTA at Irvine Road, Hartlepool

The scene of a RTA at Irvine Road, Hartlepool

POLICE are appealing for witnesses to a collision which left an eight-year-old schoolboy fighting for his life.

The incident happened in Irvine Road, Owton Manor, Hartlepool, and saw the boy airlifted to the James Cook University Hospital, in Middlesbrough, where he is described as being in a “critical but stable” condition.

Officers investigating the collision at 12.15pm yesterday, Sunday, October 6, urged anyone who saw what happened, who has not already spoken to police, to get in touch.

 

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