Teenage boy airlifted to hospital after being hit by car in Rushden

The cyclist sustained serious injuries

Thursday, 5th November 2020, 10:42 am

Police are appealing for witnesses after a teenage cyclist was hit by a car in Rushden.

A red Toyota Yaris travelling along John Clark Way was in collision with a 14-year-old boy riding a bicycle at 3.30pm yesterday (Wednesday).

A spokesman for Northants Police said: "As a result of the collision, the boy sustained serious injuries and was airlifted by the air ambulance to Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridgeshire.

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The young cyclist sustained serious injuries

"Officers would like to hear from anyone who may have witnessed the collision or who may have dash cam footage of the incident."

Anyone with information is asked to call the Drivewatch Hotline on 0800 174615 or Northamptonshire Police on 101 quoting reference number 316 of 04/11/20.

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