Five-year-old boy injured in Burnley Lane collision

Date published: 24 September 2021

Police have confirmed that a five-year-old boy was seriously injured in a road collision in Chadderton yesterday (Thursday).

A police spokesman stated that the child was taken to hospital by paramedics, where he remained last night in a 'stable condition'.

Following reports of a car colliding with a child, emergency services were called to Burnley Lane in Chadderton at around 3.40pm.

Greater Manchester Police confirmed that the driver of the car remained at the scene.

A GMP statement read: "At around 3.40pm, police were called to reports that a car had collided with a five-year-old child on Burnley Lane, Chadderton.

"Emergency services attended and the child was taken to hospital with serious injuries where he remains in a stable condition.

"The driver remained at the scene to assist police with their enquiries.

"No arrests have been made and enquiries are ongoing."

Anyone with information should contact police on 0161 8564741, quoting incident number 1959 of 23/09/21.

Reports can also be made anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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