Boy, 11, seriously injured in Boston ‘hit and run’
A student was seriously injured after an alleged hit in Boston.
Police followed a silver Ford Focus along York Street yesterday, Sunday May 2, at 5:30 p.m., which was suspected of a vehicle crime and was also accused of not stopping for officers.
The vehicle was then involved in a collision with a boy on Church Road and the driver is said not to have stopped at the scene.
The officers immediately stopped and provided first aid to the 11-year-old, who was hospitalized with serious injuries.
A short time later, police arrested a man on suspicion of driving during disqualification, possession of a controlled drug, and injury from dangerous driving.
He remains in police custody at this point.
The incident was forwarded to the Independent Office for Police Conduct [IOPC] while an investigation is also in progress.
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If you have any information that might help the police and have not spoken to officers, please contact them in one of the following ways:
- Call 101 and quote the May 2nd incident 371.
- Send an email to [email protected] and include “Incident 371 of May 2” in the subject line.
- Contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.