Boy in critical condition after being hit by police vehicle crossing road

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A boy was hospitalized in a critical condition after being hit by a police vehicle on an emergency call while crossing the street lancasterofficials say.

The boy was taken to the Royal Lancaster Infirmary after the incident, which happened on Owen Road in Lancaster at around 8.30pm on Thursday. BBC reported.

“A police vehicle, attending to an emergency call, has been involved in a collision with a child crossing the road,” a Lancashire Police the spokesperson said

The child has been taken to the Royal Lancaster Infirmary, where his condition is said to be critical. Our thoughts are with the loved ones of the child at this time.”

“An investigation is underway to establish the full circumstances that led to the collision.” And the force said, “The road is closed and will remain closed for some time.”

The force voluntarily referred the incident to the Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC), “as is standard with incidents of this nature.”

And it has urged anyone with information, CCTV or dashcam footage to contact the force.

The incident happened a few days after riots broke out in K Elli area on May 22. cardiff Following a fatal crash, in which 16-year-old boys Kiris Sullivan and 15-year-old Harvey Evans were killed.

South Wales Police are examining CCTV footage which shows an electric bike being chased by a police van moments before the crash, having previously claimed the crash “had already happened” when its officers arrived at the scene. Was”.