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Boy hit by vehicle on Stramongate, Kendal
4:34pm Tuesday 22nd October 2013 in News
A YOUNG boy, believed to be aged between 11 and 12, has been hit by a vehicle near the Bridge Hotel on Stramongate, Kendal.
A number of police cars and paramedics arrived at the scene around 4pm.
Witnesses at the scene described hearing screeches of tyres and said he was walking home from school with friends when the incident happened.
An North West Air Ambulance landed on Stramongate Bridge and has taken the boy to Alder Hey Children's Hospital in Liverpool.
The extent of his injuries is not yet known.
Diversions were in place for around one hour but the road has now re-opened.