Boy, eight, critical after city crash

Published Tuesday, 29 January 2013
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A young boy is in a critical condition in hospital after being knocked down in Belfast.

Boy, eight, critical after city crash
Police at the scene of the crash on the Grovesnor Road in Belfast. (© UTV)

The eight-year-old was hit by a vehicle on the Grosvenor Road close to the recreation centre at around 3pm on Tuesday.

An ambulance service spokesman said the child was rushed to hospital for treatment to head, leg and arm injuries.

On Tuesday night, a Belfast Trust spokeswoman confirmed that he remained in a critical condition in hospital.

Police are appealing for anyone who saw the crash - involving a light coloured Honda CRV 4X4 type vehicle - to come forward.

Part of the Grosvenor Road was closed for a time. It re-opened in the evening.

© UTV News
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10 Comments
elizabethmclarnon in newtownabbey wrote (567 days ago):
does any1 no how this we man is ,,,,cant get him out of my head poor we thing i hope and pray with all my heart he bes ok,,,,thinking of his poor family alsoxxxxx
Karen G in Belfast wrote (568 days ago):
Thoughts and prayers are with the family and really hope the wee man pulls through xx
Carol in Belfast wrote (568 days ago):
With the help of god he'll be ok. Prayers for him and his family at this terrible time.
henry in belfast wrote (568 days ago):
come on kid wer all with you,
mandy in belfast wrote (568 days ago):
i was the 1st person on the scene along with the guy who hit him. i have prayed all day, and all night and i will continue to do so until he comes through this. my thoughts are for the family and the little boy at this time. give him a kiss from me. :^(
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