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St Helens boy, 7, injured in hit-and-run crash

Brookway Lane, Parr Image copyright Google
Image caption The boy was struck by a Nissan Terrano on Brookway Lane, in the St Helens suburb of Parr

A seven-year-old boy knocked off his bike in a hit-and-run collision is being treated in hospital for facial injuries.

The boy was struck by a Nissan Terrano on Brookway Lane, St Helens, Merseyside at 16:50 BST on Saturday.

A man, 42, from St Helens is being held on suspicion of causing injury by dangerous driving and failing to stop.

He is also being questioned on suspicion of possessing class A and B drugs and an offensive weapon.

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