Witness appeal after collision between car and child in Weymouth

05 August 2017
Police are appealing for witnesses after a serious road traffic collision between a car and a 4-year-old boy in Weymouth.

The incident happened at around 11.20am today, Saturday 5 August 2017, near to the tennis courts along Radipole Park Drive.

A grey Volkswagen Golf - being driven by a 23-year-old local woman - was in collision with the boy.

As a result of the collision, the child sustained serious injuries and was flown by air ambulance to Bristol Children's Hospital, where his condition is not believed to be life-threatening.

Police Sergeant Craig Tatton, of the traffic unit, said: "Specially-trained officers from Dorset Police are supporting the boy's next of kin at this difficult time.

"I am appealing to anyone who witnessed the collision to please contact me."

Anyone with information is asked to contact Dorset Police at www.dorset.police.uk, via email 101@dorset.pnn.police.uk or by calling 101, quoting incident number 5:157. Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or via www.crimestoppers-uk.org.

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