Boy injured in collision

Friday, November 3, 2017

A TEN year old boy suffered a broken leg and bruising after a collision with a car in Blackburn.

The boy was riding his bike across Romney Walk at shortly before 4pm yesterday (Thursday, November 2nd) when he was struck by a Saab 9-3 estate.

He suffered a broken leg and was taken to the Manchester Royal Infirmary where he remains. His injuries are serious but not life threatening.

A 24 year old man from Blackburn was later arrested on suspicion of causing serious injury by dangerous driving and has been released under investigation pending further enquiries.

Anyone with information should contact police on 101 quoting log number 0937 of November 2nd.

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