Boy in critical condition after being hit by police vehicle responding to emergency call

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A kid has been taken to infirmary successful a captious information aft being deed by a constabulary vehicle, Lancashire Police person said.

The unit said the incidental occurred connected Owen Road, Lancaster conscionable earlier 20:30 BST arsenic officers were responding to an exigency call.

It said the child, who was crossing the roadworthy astatine the time, has been taken to the Royal Lancaster Infirmary.

The roadworthy has been closed and is expected to stay truthful for immoderate time.

Lancashire Police said an probe is underway and that it had referred the substance to the Independent Office for Police Conduct, "as is modular with an incidental of this nature".

"Our thoughts are with the child's loved ones astatine this time," it said.

Anyone with immoderate accusation oregon who has immoderate CCTV oregon dashcam footage that whitethorn assistance the probe is being asked to telephone 101 and punctuation log 1388 of May 25.

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