Teenage boy critical after being hit by a car in Burnley

A 17-year-old boy suffered serious head injuries after being hit by a car in Burnley last night.

The incident, at 7.15pm on Monday, saw the teenager struck by a silver Vauxhall Corsa as he crossed Parliament Street at the junction of Oxford Road.

He was taken to Royal Blackburn Hospital where his condition is described as critical.

The road was closed for three and a half hours to allow for police investigations.

Sgt Alan Baron said: “I would appeal to anybody that witnessed the collision itself or with any information that could assist with our investigation to contact Lancashire Police on 08451 25 35 45.”

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11:12pm Tue 22 Nov 11

Mister Red says...

Nobody knows what really happened but I am sure we wish the lad a very speedy and full recovery.
Nobody knows what really happened but I am sure we wish the lad a very speedy and full recovery. Mister Red

11:21pm Tue 22 Nov 11

ste.g says...

poor lad. hope you make a speedy recovery.
poor lad. hope you make a speedy recovery. ste.g

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