Boy, 12, fighting for his life after being hit by car near Watford McDonalds – Herts Live

A 12-year-old boy is in a critical condition in hospital after being hit by a car in Watford yesterday (Friday, October 1).

It is believed the boy crossed the A405 north orbital road, near McDonald’s colliding with a blue Honda Civic at around 2.55pm.

He received a head injury and was airlifted to hospital where his condition is described as critical but stable.

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PC James Horn from the Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire Road Policing Unit said: “A young boy received serious head injuries and is in hospital in a critical condition.

“We are supporting his parents whilst we investigate the circumstances of what happened yesterday afternoon. If you have any dash cam footage, please do get in touch.

“We are also keen to trace the driver of a dark coloured Range Rover style 4×4 or SUV and a small white van which was behind a blue Nissan as they may have witnessed the collision.”

Anyone with any information is asked to contact PC Horn at james.horn@herts.pnn.police.uk or call 101 quoting reference 462 of yesterday’s date.

You can also report information online, speak to an operator in the Force Communications Room via the online web chat or call the non-emergency number 101, quoting Op Presepio.

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