Child fights for life after being hit by motorbike as Midland police launch hunt

A child is battling for their life after being hit by a motorbike in a field, prompting police to launch an urgent investigation. The incident occurred in a field off Old Brickyard Lane in Napton, Warwickshire, where a village show was taking place.

The child, whose identity has not been disclosed, was involved in a collision with a small motorbike yesterday evening. According to the police, the child was rushed to hospital with "life-threatening head injuries" following the collision.

It remains unclear whether the incident took place at the Napton Horse, Pony and Dog Show, which was held throughout the day. A spokesperson for Warwickshire Police stated: "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 May 25."

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Witnesses are urged to contact Warwickshire Police or the independent charity Crimestoppers, reports CoventryLive. 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."