Boy hit in St Albans remains critical

A YOUNGSTER remains critically ill in hospital after being hit by a car on Friday afternoon.

The accident involving the 12-year-old boy from Hatfield happened along Colney Heath Lane near Nicholas Breakspear at around 3.25pm.

The boy was taken by air ambulance, which landed in the grounds of the school, to the Royal London Hospital but was later transferred to Great Ormond Street Hospital where his condition is described as critical.

The driver of the black Suzuki Vitara involved in the accident was uninjured.

Ambulance service spokesman Gary Sanderson, who attended the incident, said: “On the arrival of the paramedics, the young boy was found in a serious condition.

You may also want to watch:

“The paramedics quickly recognised the boy required specialist treatment at the roadside and requested the air ambulance to attend the scene.”

Police are investigating the circumstances of the accident and are appealing to anyone who has any information to contact Pc Bob Hauxwell on 0845 3300222.

Most Read

Become a Supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Become a Supporter