A five-year-old boy is in a critical condition after a collision in Ordsall on Saturday evening.

The boy was hit by a grey Kia Cee’d was travelling on Stern Avenue on Saturday evening around 7.25

The boy was taken to hospital where he remains in a life-threatening condition.

An investigation into the circumstances surrounding the collision is ongoing and no arrests have been made.

Police Constable Suzanne Keenan of GMP’s Serious Collision Investigation Unit said: “This is a tragic incident that has left a young boy in a critical condition in hospital, and our thoughts are with his family and we have specially-trained officers supporting them.

“If you saw what happened, or were driving in the area and have dash-cam footage, I would urge you to get in touch with officers.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 0161 856 4741 or the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.


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