Young boy hurt in collision on Bridge Street crossing in Peterborough

A boy was injured after being involved in a collision with a car on the Bridge Street crossing with Bourges Boulevard in Peterborough city centre.

Monday, 20th March 2017, 10:40 am
Updated Friday, 24th March 2017, 10:37 am
The scene of the collision on Bourges Boulevard on Saturday

The collision, involving a BMW 320D and an eight-year-old boy took place at about 3.15pm on Saturday.

The East of England Ambulance Service sent a rapid response vehicle, two ambulance crews, and an ambulance officer to assist and police were also called.

Ambulance crews took the young boy to Peterborough City Hospital for further care. A second patient was also taken to Peterborough City Hospital but ambulance crews said further information was not available at this time.

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Nobody is thought to have been seriously injured.

Police initially closed the road at the Rivergate roundabout.

It follows a series of collisions involving pedestrians at the crossing and calls for safety improvements.