Boy aged 4 airlifted to hospital in critical condition after car failed to stop

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Police have launched an urgent appeal after a car failed to stop altering hitting a four year old boy leaving him in a critical condition.

At 18:16hrs on Friday, 22 July, police were called to a silver Mercedes E Class in collision with a child on Green Lanes, N13.

The child – a 4 year-old boy – was taken to hospital by London’s Air Ambulance. His condition is critical.

The car failed to stop at the scene. At this stage, it is not known how many people were inside the vehicle, which drove off towards Winchmore Hill, N13.

Anyone who witnessed the collision, who may know the whereabouts of the Mercedes or who has information that may assist the investigation should call Enfield police via 101. To remain anonymous, call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.