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Boy flown to King's College Hospital in London after being hit by Ford Fusion in Willesborough in Ashford

21 March 2014
by Suz Elvey

A boy has been flown to hospital this morning after he was hit by a car in Ashford.

The youngster, believed by police to be about 12, was knocked down in Hythe Road, Willesborough.

He was flown to King's College Hospital, in London, after being struck by the silver Ford Fusion at just after 7.30am.

Emergency services in Willesborough after a boy was knocked down by a car. Picture Andy Clark

Emergency services in Willesborough after a boy was knocked down by a car. Picture: Andy Clark

Police said the boy's family have been informed, but the extent of his injuries is not yet known. 

Crews from South East Coast Ambulance Service also attended. 

Medics transfer the injured boy to an air ambulance. Picture Andy Clark

Medics transfer the injured boy to an air ambulance. Picture: Andy Clark

The air ambulance takes off for a London hospital. Picture Andy Clark

The air ambulance takes off for a London hospital. Picture: Andy Clark

Police are the scene in Hythe Road. Picture Andy Clark

Police at the scene in Hythe Road. Picture: Andy Clark

The road was closed until about 8.40am while a police investigation was carried out.


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