Havant schoolboy seriously hurt in crash

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A schoolboy from Havant is in hospital after being struck by a car.

The 15-year-old pedestrian, from Havant, suffered serious head and leg injuries in the accident on the A259 in North Bersted yesterday evening.

He was taken by ambulance to St Richard’s Hospital, in Chichester, for treatment.

The driver of the car involved, a Volkswagen Polo, was unhurt.

The teenager was hit on Chichester Road, near to its junction with Babsham Lane at 5.45pm.

Anyone who saw what happened should email collision.appeal@sussex.pnn.police.uk or phone 101, quoting serial 1183 of October 28.