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Appeal for witnesses following serious collision in Norton

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North Yorkshire Police is appealing for witnesses following a serious collision which occurred on Church Street in Norton.

It happened at 6.15pm on Thursday 30 May 2019 when a blue BMW 3-Series, travelling towards Commercial Street from the direction of the railway level crossing, collided with a child using the pedestrian crossing outside the Derwent Swimming Pool.

The pedestrian, a 7 year-old boy from the Norton area,was taken to Leeds General Infirmary by land ambulance with serious injuries where he remains in a stable condition.

Police are appealing for anyone who saw the vehicle in the moments before the collision, or the collision itself to contact them. They are particularly interested in speaking to anyone who may have captured dash-cam footage of the incident.

Anyone with any information which could assist officers with their investigation is asked to call  101 and ask to speak to Will Lane. You can also email will.lane@northyorkshire.pnn.police.uk

Please quote reference 12190097435

Last modified: May 31, 2019