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

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

Tuesday, 12th June 2018, 10:32 am
Updated Tuesday, 19th June 2018, 10:35 am
A boy was critically injured in a collision in Sheffield on Sunday

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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CRIME: Buses and cars diverted on Sheffield estate after shootingSouth Yorkshire Police said the car was travelling along Wensley Street, from Upwell Street towards Hinde House Crescent, at the time of the collision.

POLICE: Drug users and dealers to be targeted in Sheffield city centreREAD MORE: Sheffield shooting: What we know so farThe 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.