Stoke & Staffordshire

Boy, five, critical after Whitgreave van collision

A five-year-old boy is in a critical condition after being hit by a van in Staffordshire.

The collision happened in Green Lane, Whitgreave, near Stafford, at about 1830 BST on Wednesday.

West Midlands Ambulance Service said they found the child semi-conscious with multiple serious injuries.

He was transferred to hospital on a spinal board where his injuries were judged to be life threatening. The van driver was not seriously hurt.

No arrests have been made.

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