Man Arrested After Death Of Boy Hit By A Car

Man Arrested After Death Of Boy Hit By A Car

Police have bailed a man arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving following the death of a nine-year-old boy who was in collision with a car.

The youngster, who died at the scene, was struck by a Ford Focus in Haybridge Avenue, in the Hadley area of Telford in Shropshire.

West Mercia Police confirmed an 19-year-old man had been arrested and released on bail pending further enquiries.

Two ambulances, a rapid response vehicle, a paramedic area support officer and the Midlands Air Ambulance were called to the collision which occurred just after 3pm on Saturday.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: "On arrival at the scene crews found a pedestrian who had suffered serious multiple injuries.

"Sadly, the boy went into cardiac arrest on the scene.

"Ambulance personnel carried out advanced life support but unfortunately despite best efforts nothing could be done to save the boy and he was confirmed deceased at the scene."

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