Boy, 11, airlifted to hospital after serious accident in Milton Keynes

Police are appealing for witnesses
Police are appealing for witnesses

An 11-year-old boy sustained life threatening head injuries following a serious accident yesterday (Sunday).

It happened at around 3.35pm when a black Audi A4 overturned in Broughton Road, near Salford.

One passenger, an 11-year-old boy, was ejected from the vehicle and sustained life-threatening head injuries. He was airlifted to the John Radcliffe Hospital where he remains in a critical but stable condition.

Another passenger, a 10-year-old girl, sustained serious arm injuries, which are not believed to be life-threatening. She was taken by ambulance to Milton Keynes General Hospital where she remains.

The driver of the vehicle was uninjured. No other vehicle was involved.

Thames Valley Police is appealing for witnesses to the collision.

PC Sian Pringle, from the Serious Collision Investigation Unit, said: “I would like to speak to anyone with any information about the collision, or who saw what happened, or anyone who saw the Audi being driven prior to the collision. “I would also particularly like to speak to a cyclist who was riding along the road at around the time of the collision, who may have witnessed the incident.”

If you have any information about the collision please call the 24-hour Thames Valley Police enquiry centre on 101.

If you don’t want to speak directly to the police you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers (opens new window) anonymously on 0800 555 111. No personal details are taken, information is not traced or recorded and you will not go to court.