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Middlesbrough boy, four, in critical condition after taxi hit

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Image caption A four-year-old boy was struck by a taxi on Cotswold Avenue in Middlesbrough on Sunday

Police are trying to find an ice cream van driver who may have seen a four-year-old boy being hit by a taxi in Middlesbrough.

The boy is in a critical condition in the Royal Victoria Infirmary in Newcastle after suffering serious head and internal injuries.

He was struck by a Skoda Octavia taxi at 17:20 on Sunday on Cotswold Avenue.

Cleveland Police believe the ice cream van driver, which was in the same street, may hold key information..

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