Boy, 4, fighting for life after being hit by car near beach as police launch probe

A four-year-old boy is in a important situation in hospital after being hit by a car.

The incident occurred on Northdown Road in Cliftonville, near the junction with Arthur Road, in Margate, Kent, on Thursday.

The boy was taken to a London hospital after the incident involving a Hyundai Tucson.

Police are urging witnesses to come back ahead with any info.

A press release by Kent Police says: “Witnesses are being urged to come back ahead after a younger pedestrian suffered severe accidents in a collision in Cliftonville.

“The incident occurred on Northdown Road, near the junction with Arthur Road, shortly earlier than 11.15am on Thursday 29 April 2021.

“The pedestrian, a boy aged 4, was taken to a London hospital following the collision involving a black Hyundai Tucson.

“He stays in a important situation.”

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A spokesman for South East Coast Ambulance instructed the Mirror: “Ambulance crews attended the scene following experiences a toddler had been hit by a car.

“The air ambulance service joined us on the scene.

“The youngster was handled earlier than being airlifted to Kings College Hospital in London with probably severe accidents.”

Anyone who witnessed the incident or has any dashcam, doorbell or CCTV footage that will help is requested to contact the Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 01622 798538 quoting reference KH/SW/040/21.

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