Boy in hospital after Burnham-on-Sea accident

PUBLISHED: 07:57 07 June 2017 | UPDATED: 07:57 07 June 2017

Police are asking witnesses to call 101.

Police are asking witnesses to call 101.

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A young boy has been taken to hospital following a serious accident in Burnham-on-Sea yesterday (Tuesday).

The boy suffered serious head and leg injuries after colliding with a car while cycling near Wilde Close.

He was taken by ambulance to Bristol Children’s Hospital but his injuries are not thought to be life-threatening.

Avon and Somerset police attended the incident at about 3.30pm and closed Ben Travers Way for about two hours.

The driver of the car remained at the scene and is helping police with their investigation.

Anyone who saw the incident is asked to call Avon and Somerset police on 101.


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