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Boy seriously injured after being hit by lorry

By Andrew Turton | Streetly | News | Published:

A school boy was left seriously injured after being hit by a lorry in Walsall.

Queslett Road near shops and the Deer's Leap pub. Picture: Google

Queslett Road, between Pheasey and Streetly, was closed following the collision.

The crash happened at around 3.50pm yesterday near the Deer's Leap pub.

A 12-year-old boy has been taken to hospital to be treated for serious injuries, say West Midlands Police.

He was in a stable condition in hospital on Friday with his injuries not thought to be life-threatening.

A force spokeswoman said the driver of the lorry stopped at the scene and is assisting with inquiries.

Drivers were urged to avoid the area in the aftermath of the collision.

Anyone with information can contact police on 101.

Andrew Turton

By Andrew Turton
Digital Journalist

Digital journalist based at the Express & Star's head office in Wolverhampton. Interested in breaking news and social media. Get in touch on Twitter @aturton_star or andrew.turton@expressandstar.co.uk

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