Boy, 3, dies after being hit by car in Bolton

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Image caption The boy was hit on Ellesmere Road in Bolton

A three-year-old boy has died after being hit by a car in Bolton.

Police were called to Ellesmere Road at around 17.25 BST on Thursday to reports of a collision between a black Renault Clio and a pedestrian.

The boy was taken to hospital with head injuries where he later died.

Sgt Mark Thomas of Greater Manchester Police said it was "a tragic turn of events" and has urged anyone with information to come forward.

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