Child seriously injured after being hit by car in Devon

A child has been left with serious injuries after being hit by a car in Plymouth. The crash, which occurred on Raynham Road in Stoke (Tuesday, May 21), also resulted in minor injuries for two other children.

Devon and Cornwall Police officers rushed to the scene after being alerted to the collision at around 8.25am, closing the road at the scene. Initial reports indicated that two pedestrians had been injured; however, it was later confirmed that three children were involved in the incident.

One of the children sustained serious injuries, although they are not believed to be life-altering, while the other two suffered minor injuries. Further information about the driver of the car has not been disclosed by the police, and at this stage, no arrests have been reported.

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In their initial statement, Devon and Cornwall Police said: "Police were called to reports of a road traffic collision involving a car and two pedestrians on Raynham Road, Plymouth, at around 8.25am today, Tuesday 21 May."

"Emergency services are at the scene. Two people are reported to have been injured and have been taken to hospital.", reports Plymouth Live.

"Local road closures have been put in place. The incident is ongoing."

Police said they were unable to give details regarding the driver of the vehicle. It is understood no arrests have been made.