Boy, seven, still critical after being hit by car in Sheffield

A boy was critically injured in a collision in Sheffield on Sunday
A boy was critically injured in a collision in Sheffield on Sunday

A boy, aged seven, remains in a critical condition after being hit by a car in Sheffield.

The youngster was crossing Wensley Street, Grimesthorpe, with his older brother to go on a bike ride when he was hit by a white Kia Sportage on Sunday afternoon.

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South Yorkshire Police said the car was travelling along Wensley Street, from Upwell Street towards Hinde House Crescent, at the time of the collision.

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The seven-year-old was taken to hospital to be treated for a serious head injury. He currently remains in hospital in a critical but stable condition.

The driver of the Kia, a 50-year-old man, was arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving causing serious injury has been released under investigation.