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Boy seriously injured after car crashes into Walderslade fence

By KentOnline reporter

A child injured in a crash in which a car ploughed into a fence was today serious but stable in hospital.

Police from Kent Police’s Serious Collision Investigation Unit are appealing for witnesses after the four-year-old boy was badly hurt.

It comes after a Kia Carens car was said to have hit the boy then careered into a fence in Wordsworth Close, Walderslade, at around 3pm yesterday.

Emergency services at the scene in Wordsworth Close, Chatham
Emergency services at the scene in Wordsworth Close, Chatham

Witnesses described seeing five to 10 police cars at the scene.

The child was taken to a London hospital where he remains in a serious but stable condition.

The police closed the road after the car ploughed into the garden of a home in Wordsworth Close, Lordswood (3025359)
The police closed the road after the car ploughed into the garden of a home in Wordsworth Close, Lordswood (3025359)
The police have closed the road and the air ambulance has landed at a nearby school. Picture: Logan Enfield
The police have closed the road and the air ambulance has landed at a nearby school. Picture: Logan Enfield

Anyone who saw the collision or the vehicle in the moments before the incident is asked to contact Kent Police’s Serious Collision appeals line on 01622 798538 quoting reference DS/MW/95/18.

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