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Boy aged 11 struck and killed by car in Hounslow

Bath Road in Hounslow Image copyright Google

An 11-year-old boy died after being struck by a car in west London, the Metropolitan Police said.

Police were called to the scene on Bath Road, Cranford, Hounslow, by ambulance crews at about 17:45 BST on Friday.

The boy was taken to hospital where he died from his injuries just before 19:00 BST.

A black Volkswagen Polo stopped at the scene and the driver, who was not arrested, is helping officers with the case.