Boy, three, hit and killed by Land Rover on Hastings Road

Scene of crash in Bedminster
Image caption Police are at the scene carrying out investigations and appealed for witnesses to come forward

A young boy knocked down near a school in Bedminster, Bristol, has died.

The three-year-old was hit by a Land Rover pulling a trailer on Hastings Road at about 10:00 GMT, police said.

He was taken to Bristol Children's Hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Part of Parsons Street has been closed while investigations are carried out and police have appealed for witnesses.

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