Boy, 5, found seriously hurt in road in Essex

A five-year-old boy is said to be in a stable condition in hospital after being discovered with serious injuries in a road in Essex.

The boy was found with a head injury in Eastways, Canvey, at about 1800 BST on Wednesday.

An air ambulance took the boy to Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge.

Essex Police are keen to speak to the driver of an ice cream van and the driver of a green Ford Fiesta, who may have vital information.

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