Tragic Loss: Four-Year-Old Boy Fatally Struck by Minibus While Riding Bike in Lancashire Residential Area, Police Launch Investigation

In a devastating incident, a four-year-old boy lost his life after being struck by a minibus while riding his bicycle along a serene residential street in Ingol, Lancashire.

The collision occurred around 4:36 pm on Tuesday afternoon, leaving the community in shock and grief.

Details of the Incident: Minibus Driver Initiates Movement, Tragic Accident Occurs

The driver of a Citroen Relay minibus had just begun to drive when the vehicle collided with the young boy on New Rough Hey street.

Despite swift medical attention and transportation to the hospital, the child, who remains unnamed, succumbed to his injuries shortly after arrival.

Police Appeal for Assistance: Investigation Launched, Witnesses Sought

Sgt. Matt Davidson of the Lancashire Police extends condolences to the family and loved ones of the deceased child, emphasizing the gravity of the tragedy.

As authorities initiate an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the collision, they urge anyone who witnessed the incident or possesses relevant CCTV footage to come forward and aid in the inquiry.

Community Support and Assistance: Family Receives Specialized Care

Acknowledging the profound sorrow and distress experienced by the boy’s family, specially trained officers are providing support and assistance during this harrowing time.

Lancashire Police encourages individuals with any pertinent information, including dashcam footage or eyewitness accounts, to contribute to the investigation and help bring clarity to the tragic event.

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