Witham: Boy airlifted to hospital after being struck by Mercedes in Maldon Road

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A boy has been airlifted to hospital after being struck by a car in Witham.

Police are at the scene of the crash which took place shortly after midday on the Maldon Road when a grey Mercedes 8180 struck the boy.

He has been airlifted to hospital after receiving head injuries, paramedics on board the air ambulance are assessing the extent of his injuries.

A section of the road between The Grove and Newland Street has been closed while an investigation is under way to ascertain the circumstances of the crash.