Essex: Boy killed and second child hurt after car crashes into them | UK Newsthedigitalchaps


Police at the scene of the crash in Stock, Essex (Picture: Essex Police)

A boy has been killed and another child has been rushed to hospital after a car crashed into them, police say.

Emergency services were called to Stock Road in Stock, Essex, just after 8.20am this morning to reports of a vehicle colliding with two children.

Despite their best efforts, the boy died at the scene.

The other child was taken to hospital for treatment, Essex Police said.

The road has been closed between School Lane and Honeypot Lane and will remain shut for some time while an investigation continues.

A man aged 23 has been arrested on suspicion causing death by dangerous driving, causing serious injury by dangerous driving and driving whilst unfit through drink or drugs.

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