A BOY has been hit by a car near Asda in Whitley, Coventry.
A West Midlands Police spokesperson said: “Police were called to London Road in the Whitley area of Coventry just before 8.30am today (Thursday, June 28) to a report of a collision involving two cars and a child.
“A 12-year-old boy was taken to hospital with a head injury which is not believed to be serious.
“Part of the road has been closed while enquiries continue and debris is removed from the scene.
“The drivers are helping police with enquiries.
“Anyone with information is asked to contact police via Live Chat at west-midlands.police.uk between 8am and midnight or call 101 anytime, quoting log number 540 of 28 June.”
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesperson said: “We were called at 8.19am to reports of a collision between a car and a pedestrian on London Road.
“One ambulance and one paramedic officer attended the scene.
“We have treated one patient – a boy, who is the pedestrian.
“He was treated for non-life threatening injuries and taken to University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire for further assessment.”
An eyewitness on Facebook said: “School child hit by a motorist during crossing of road at the signal outside ASDA bus stop towards London Road.
“The road is closed… tail back all the way to the A46.”
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