Child fighting for life after being hit by motorbike in field

A young child has been left fighting for his life with serious head injuries after being hit by a "small motorbike" in a countryside field. Emergency services were called to Old Brickyard Lane in Napton, Warks., - where a village show had been taking place yesterday, Saturday.

Police said the youngster was rushed to hospital with "life-threatening head injuries" after being struck by the bike in a field. Warwickshire Police has launched an investigation and urged any witnesses to contact the force or the independent charity Crimestoppers.

Napton Horse, Pony and Dog Show was held throughout the day although it is not yet clear if the incident happened at the show itself. A Warwickshire Police spokesperson said: "Earlier this evening a young child was taken to hospital with life-threatening head injuries after a collision involving a small motorbike in a field off Old Brickyard Lane in Napton.

"If you have dashcam or phone footage of it, please contact us quoting incident 275 of 25 May."

The Napton Horse, Pony and Dog Show describes itself as "a traditional village show, in the heart of rural Warwickshire. Fun for all the family and an enjoyable day out."