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Three year old boy dies in hit and run

A three year old boy has died following a road traffic incident in Darlington this morning. The incident happened at approximately 10.35am at the junction of Neasham Road and Falmer Road.

The boy was walking along Neasham Road with his mother and two siblings, one of which was in a black pushchair. They then turned into Falmer Road where the collision occurred.

Det Supt Kevin Weir, who is leading the inquiry, says “This is a tragic incident and we send our heartfelt sympathy to the boy’s family. We are appealing to members of the public to help us establish the events leading to the collision. If anyone witnessed anything on Neasham Road this morning or has any information please contact the police on 101.”

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