Boy,13, suffers serious injuries after being hit by a car in Preston

A teenage boy suffered serious injuries after colliding with a car in Preston.

Sunday, 31st March 2019, 10:16 am
Updated Sunday, 31st March 2019, 11:18 am
Blackpool Road, Ashton

The 13-year-old was taken to Alder Hey Children’s Hospital following the accident on Blackpool Road, Ashton.

Emergency services were called to reports of a collision outside the Tesco Extra store at around 6pm yesterday.

A spokesperson for Lancashire Police said: "A young lad has been hit by a car. He was conscious and breathing and taken to hospital."

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It is understood the teenager had just got off a bus and was crossing the road.

The spokesperson said the boy's injuries were "serious but not life threatening".