Boy, seven, seriously hurt in crash

A SEVEN-year-old boy has been badly injured in a collision with a car in Manningtree.

Roddy Ashworth

A SEVEN-YEAR-OLD boy has been badly injured in a collision with a car in Manningtree.

The youngster suffered serious head injuries while riding a scooter in Quay Street at its junction with The Walls outside the Crown pub at around 3.30pm today.

The driver of a black Kia Sportage 4x4 involved in the accident, who was in his 40s, was not injured in the crash.


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The boy, who is local to the area, was taken to Addenbrookes Hospital in Cambridge where his condition was described as stable.

The road was closed for around two and a half hours while emergency services worked at the scene.

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Anyone with any information is asked to contact Stanway Traffic Unit on 01206 762512.

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