Maidstone crash: Boy, 10, seriously injured

Sutton Road crash
Image caption The accident in Sutton Road involved a Suzuki Swift

A 10-year-old boy has been taken to hospital in London with serious injuries after being hit by a car as he crossed the road in Kent.

The boy was crossing Sutton Road, Maidstone with friends at 15:45 GMT on Saturday when the crash happened.

Another 10-year-old boy received minor injuries and was admitted to a local hospital for observation. Three other boys were uninjured.

The Suzuki Swift car was travelling in the direction of Sutton Valance.

Kent Police have appealed to anyone with information about the accident to come forward.

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