Boy, 7, badly hurt in collision with van in Pucklechurch

A seven-year-old boy has been taken to hospital with serious injuries after a collision involving a van in Pucklechurch near Bristol.

The boy, from the area, was taken to Frenchay Hospital with "life threatening and life-changing" head and leg injuries, a police spokesman said.

The crash happened in Shortwood Road, Pucklechurch, at about 16:00 BST on Tuesday.

The road was closed for several hours to allow police investigations.

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