Child, 6, injured in school run crash


A six-year-old boy was rushed to hospital with head injuries following a road traffic collision.

Paramedics were called to Washington Avenue, Grovehill, Hemel Hempstead at 8.21am this morning (Thursday, June 18).

The incident involved a silver Ford Fiesta and a young boy, who is believed to be a pupil at the nearby Maple Grove Primary School on St Agnells Lane.

A spokesman for the East of England Ambulance Service said: “An ambulance, a rapid response vehicle and an ambulance officer attended, and treated a young boy with a suspected head injury.”

He was taken to Watford General Hospital for further care before being transferred to St Mary’s Hospital in London.

A spokesman for Herts Police said officers were called to the scene at 8.23am and the road was closed until 9.10am.

They urged witnesses to call the non-emergency number 101, quoting reference 121 of June 18.