Baby critical after car hits pushchair

A SIX month old baby has been airlifted to hospital following a road collision in Brentwood this morning.

A SIX month old baby has been airlifted to hospital following a road collision in Brentwood this morning.

Police were called at 11.05am to Ongar Road, near the junction with Doddinghurst Road, where a silver Volkswagen Polo was in collision with a woman pushing a pushchair.

The mother was not injured but was airlifted with her baby, who is in a critical condition, to the Royal London Hospital.

The driver of the car, a 75-year-old woman from the Brentwood area, is currently speaking with police officers to give a first account of the incident.

Any witnesses to the crash are asked to contact the road policing unit at Chigwell on 0300 333 4444, oic Pc Al Cuthbertson.