Coventry & Warwickshire

Boy crossing for school bus killed in Warwickshire

An 11-year-old boy died when he was hit by a car as he crossed a road to catch a school bus.

The child was crossing the A423 at a rural location between Southam and Farnborough in Warwickshire at 07:10 GMT on Thursday.

He was struck by a Ford Mondeo travelling towards Banbury.

Police said despite extensive attempts to save him, the boy was later pronounced dead at the scene.

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