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Boy, 12, injured after being struck by car in Accrington

A 12-year-old boy was struck by a car this morning as he crossed the road to catch a bus.

A 12-year-old boy was struck by a car this morning as he crossed the road to catch a bus.

The incident happened shortly after 8am this morning on Manchester Road in Accrington when the boy was hit by a Citroen C2 car.

Police said the boy, who was conscious and breathing, suffered a suspected skull fracture and was taken to Royal Blackburn Hospital to be assessed.

The road was closed after the accident and reopened just after 9am.

 

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