Two boys 'seriously injured' after car crashes into wall

Two boys 'seriously injured' after car crashes into wall <i>(Image: North Yorkshire Police)</i>
Two boys 'seriously injured' after car crashes into wall (Image: North Yorkshire Police)

TWO boys have been seriously injured following a vehicle crashing into a wall where they were walking.

North Yorkshire Police has reported that the two boys were pedestrians when a vehicle crashed into a wall, in Yew Tree Lane, near to Ashfield College, in Harrogate.

A member of the public called 999 today (February 2) at 8.46am.

A police spokesperson said: "Both of the boys' parents have been informed, and they have been taken to hospital to treat their injuries by Yorkshire Ambulance Service.

"This will have been a distressing incident to witness, and we urge those who have been affected by the events to seek the necessary help if needed."

Rhiannon Wilkinson, Head of Ashville College, said: "Two pupils from a nearby school have sadly been injured in an incident outside the College.

"Staff from the College administered first aid to the casualties and dealt with the scene until the emergency services arrived, which included an air ambulance.

"We have written to our parents informing them of the incident, which happened on Yew Tree Lane as the children were making their way to school at around 8.45am.

"Our thoughts are with the pupils involved and their families.”

North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service are currently at the scene to make the area safe, and road and path closures are in place while investigation into the incident is carried out.

Please make alternative arrangements if you plan to travel in this area.

If you can help with our investigation, please contact us on 101, quoting reference number NYP-02022023-0100.