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9-year-old in critical condition after incident in Hartlepool 3
Trevor Sherwood
Trevor Sherwood writes crime and policing news and graduated Teesside Uni with a degree in Crime & Investigation.

A nine-year-old boy is in a critical condition after being hit by a grey Range Rover. 

Off-duty probationer Police Officers rushed to the scene to help him and administered emergency first aid at the road site until Paramedics arrived. 

The boy was flown to the James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough. 

The boy is suffered life-threatening injuries in the incident and his condition is described as critical.

His family are keeping a bedside vigil at the hospital. 

The North East Air Ambulance landed at the scene and both Marina Way was closed in both directions.

A police spokesman said: “At 5.45pm police received a report of a nine-year-old boy who was in collision with a grey Range Rover on Marina Way in Hartlepool.

 “Off-duty probationer police officers were on the scene and administered emergency first aid prior to the attendance of ambulance staff.

 “The boy was taken by air-ambulance to James Cook University Hospital with life-threatening injuries and his condition is described as critical.

 “The boy’s family are in attendance at the hospital. “Police believe the boy was with several other young boys and girls at time and are appealing for all who may have been with him or anyone who witnessed the incident to contact police on 101.”

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