Gloucestershire

Stroud collision: Brothers, 3 and 7, seriously injured

Junction of Middle Hill and Burcombe Road in Chalford Image copyright Google
Image caption The collision occurred at the junction of Middle Hill and Burcombe Road in Chalford

Two young brothers have been "seriously injured" in a collision between a car and a van in Stroud, police have said.

The boys, aged three and seven, were passengers in a Nissan Qashqai which was in collision with a Ford Transit van on Thursday.

It happened at the junction of Middle Hill and Burcombe Road in Chalford at 16:55 BST.

The seven-year-old suffered a serious head injury, while the three-year-old sustained a leg injury.

They were taken to Bristol Children's Hospital for treatment.

No one else was seriously injured. Gloucestershire Police are appealing for witnesses.

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