27th Feb, 2020

Lorry hits boy in Coventry car-park

John Carlon 13th Feb, 2020 Updated: 13th Feb, 2020

A BOY has been hit by a lorry in a car park in Coventry.

An air ambulance was called out to the Bannerbrook estate in Tile Hill, to attend to the boy.

He was flown to Birmingham Children’s Hospital.

A spokesperson for West Midlands Ambulance said: “We were called at 8:23am to the junction of Astoria Drive and Banner Lane in Tile Hill to reports of a collision involving a pedestrian and lorry.

“The Warwickshire and Northamptonshire Air Ambulance and two land ambulances were sent to the scene. We’ve treated one patient, a boy, who was the pedestrian, for serious injuries. He’s been taken to Birmingham Children’s Hospital by air ambulance for further treatment.”

Police said the driver was helping with an investigation: “Officers are investigating after a lorry collided with a child on Astoria Drive in Coventry at 8.30am this morning (Thursday).

“The 11-year-old boy has been taken to hospital with injuries to his leg. The driver of the lorry is helping us with enquiries.

“Anyone with information can contact us via Live Chat at west-midlands.police.uk between 8am and midnight, or call 101 anytime.

“Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously on 0800 555 111. Please quote log 451 of 13 February.”

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