Road closed after child knocked down by van
A nine-year-old boy has been injured after being hit by a van in Wigan.
Police were called to reports of the collision in Park Road, Wigan at around 1:40pm today (Saturday), just past The Famous Pagefield pub.
A boy, believed to be nine-years-old, was struck by the van after appearing to step out into the road.
The full extent of his injuries are unknown but are not thought to be life-threatening.
The driver of the van remained at the scene and has cooperated fully with police investigations.
A police spokesman confirmed they have obtained footage of the impact, and are not concerned about... read more
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