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12-year-old boy killed in Coventry hit and run

Coventry Editorial 15th Jun, 2024 Updated: 15th Jun, 2024   0

A 12-YEAR-OLD boy has died after a he was hit by a car which failed to stop in Coventry yesterday afternoon.

The collision, which involved a BMW, took place shortly after 4.30pm on Radford Road.

Despite the best efforts of West Midlands Ambulance Service, the boy sadly died at the scene.

Coventry Police are appealing for witnesses to the collision or anyone who may have any dash cam footage to please get in touch.

The vehicle was later seized but it is currently unknown who was in the vehicle to do the right thing.

Sgt Rich Evans, from West Midlands Police’s serious collision investigation unit, said: “We would appeal to the driver or for any of the passengers who were in the vehicle to do the right thing and to contact us.

“A 12-year-old boy has tragically lost his life and we need you to come forward and hand yourselves in.

“We are helping to support the family at this very difficult time as they try to comprehend what has happened.”

Any witnesses or anyone with information or dash cam footage should submit it via Live Chat at west-midlands.police.uk or by calling 101.

Alternatively, call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.


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