11 year old boy reportedly struck by vehicle in Washington while riding bike

An 11 year old boy has been hospitalised after being reportedly struck by a vehicle in Washington.

Northumbria Police released the following statement on the incident:

“It was reported that an 11-year-old boy was riding a bicycle when he was struck by a vehicle.

“Emergency services attended and the boy was found to have sustained non-serious injuries.

“The driver of the vehicle remained at the scene to assist with officers’ enquiries.

“It was reported that an 11-year-old boy was riding a bicycle when he was struck by a vehicle.

“Emergency services attended and the boy was found to have sustained non-serious injuries.

“The driver of the vehicle remained at the scene to assist with officers’ enquiries.

“A section of the road was closed for a period of time and was fully reopened a short time later.”

Following the incident, the North East Ambulance Service (NEAS) confirmed a patient has been taken to hospital.

An NEAS spokesperson said: “We received a call at 5.43pm last night (Monday June 3) to reports of a road traffic incident involving a child near Albany Park in Washington.

“We dispatched an ambulance crew and a crew from our Hazardous Area Response Team (HART) to the scene. One patient was taken to the Sunderland Royal Hospital for further treatment.”

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