Coventry & Warwickshire

Boy, 11, hit by lorry in Coventry suffers 'serious injuries'

Crash scene
Image caption The boy was airlifted to Birmingham Children's Hospital for treatment

A boy has suffered serious injuries after being hit by a lorry in Coventry.

The boy, 11, who police say was on a bike, was struck at the junction of Astoria Drive and Banner Lane in Tile Hill at around 08:23 GMT.

He was taken to Birmingham Children's Hospital by air ambulance for treatment.

West Midlands Police said the lorry driver was helping officers with their inquiries.

The boy suffered injuries to his leg in the collision, police said.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the police on 101.

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