Boy fights for his life after being hit by a car


A five-year-old boy is fighting for his life after being hit by a car as he walked in Monkston.

The child is being treated for serious injuries in John Radcliffe Hospital following the collision with a black Vauxhall Insignia.
It happened at around 1.50pm on Sunday afternoon in Wood Spring Court. The vehicle stopped at the scene.

Sergeant Graeme Hughes said: “I would like to speak to anyone who saw what happened or anyone who has any information about the collision in which a child was seriously injured.

“Any information may help us with our enquiries and help us to establish the circumstances of the collision.”

If you have any information about the incident which can assist the investigation please contact the 24-hour Thames Valley Police enquiry centre on 101 quoting URN 761 7/6.

If you do not want to speak directly to the police contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

No personal details are taken, information is not traced or recorded and you will not go to court.