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Two boys hurt after Boxing Day collision in Lea

Posted on - 29th December, 2017 - 11:17am | Author - | Posted in - Larches, Lea, Preston News, Roads, Transport
Junction of Lowood Grove and Thorntrees Avenue Pic: Google
Junction of Lowood Grove and Thorntrees Avenue Pic: Google

Two boys were taken to hospital after a crash in Lea on Boxing Day.

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Preston Police closed Lowood Grove, off Thorntrees Avenue, around 12.15pm on Tuesday (26 December).

The pair, aged 11 and 13, had been riding a scooter close to the junction with Thorntrees Avenue.

They were involved in a collision with a vehicle.

A police spokesman said one of the boys had suffered a leg injury and was taken to Royal Preston Hospital.

The other boy suffered a head injury and flown to Alder Hey Hospital on Merseyside by air ambulance.

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Further examinations have shown both boys received minor injuries.

Police said they are not appealing for witnesses at this stage and no arrests have been made.

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