Boy involved in accident

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A SIX-YEAR-OLD boy was air-lifted to hospital after being in collision with a vehicle in Clitheroe.

The incident happened at Eshton Terrace, near the railway crossing, around 5-30 p.m. on Tuesday and the schoolboy suffered grazing to the legs and a laceration to the head.

Emergency services were called and the boy was flown to Royal Blackburn Hospital by the North West Air Ambulance. A police spokesman confirmed the boy’s injuries were not thought to be life threatening.

The female driver of the 4x4 was unhurt.