Hampshire & Isle of Wight

Basingstoke HGV crash boy, 15, seriously hurt

A 15-year-old boy has been seriously hurt when he was hit by a heavy goods vehicle in Hampshire.

The teenage pedestrian suffered severe head injuries when he was struck by the skip lorry as he crossed Pack Lane towards Brighton Hill in Basingstoke.

He was taken to Southampton General Hospital following the incident on Thursday afternoon.

Hampshire Police closed the road while investigations were carried out. Officers appealed for witnesses.

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