Woodhatch crash boy hit by lorry seriously injured

A seven-year-old boy is in a serious condition in hospital after he was hit by a lorry near Reigate.

Surrey Police said the child was hit by a 32-tonne Volvo Tipper in Woodhatch on Thursday evening.

Officers said the area is a busy crossroads junction with a pedestrian crossing and is close to a homes and a school.

PC Michael Gallon urged anyone who saw the incident on the A217 Dovers Green Road to contact the force.

He said the boy suffered serious head and pelvic injuries just before 18:00 BST and was taken to St Georges Hospital in south London, where his condition was described as serious but stable.

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