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Hemel Hempstead boy hit by van 'seriously injured'

Varney Road in Hemel Hempstead Image copyright Google
Image caption The four-year-old boy was taken to the Royal London Hospital

A four-year-old boy has been airlifted to hospital with serious injuries after being hit by a van in Hemel Hempstead, police said.

The VW Transporter van was travelling along Varney Road in the town at about 10:30 GMT when it struck the boy.

He was taken by the Helimed air ambulance to the Royal London Hospital.

Officers from the Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire Road Policing Unit have appealed to anyone who saw the incident to come forward.

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