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Four year old hit by van in Telford

Police are appealing for witnesses after a four year-old boy was knocked over by a van in Telford.

It happened on Stafford Street in St Georges around 4.40pm yesterday afternoon (Wednesday).

The air ambulance attended, but was not needed, and the boy was taken by ambulance to hospital in Birmingham, as his injuries were not serious.

Police are appealing for witnesses, including any motorists in the area with dash cam footage.

In a statement, West Midlands Ambulance Service said: "We were called at 4.33pm yesterday to reports of a collision between a vehicle and pedestrian on Stafford Street in St Georges.

"We sent the Midlands Air Ambulance from Cosford, a land ambulance and paramedic officer to the scene.

"Upon arrival we found one patient - a boy - who was the pedestrian.

"He was treated for injuries not believed to be serious before being taken to Birmingham Children’s Hospital by land for further treatment."

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