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Toddler rushed to hospital after being hit by police car on 20mph street in Wales

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Toddler rushed to hospital after being hit by police car on 20mph street in Wales

  • Two-year-old rushed to hospital after horror collision in Wrexham, North Wales
  • Child, unidentified, was hit by a police vehicle on a 20 km/h road
  • North Wales Police are calling on witnesses or people in the area to come forward










An investigation has been launched after a toddler was rushed to hospital after being hit by a police car in a suburb.

Emergency services arrived on the scene Friday afternoon in the leafy suburb of Pen-Y-Cae in Wrexham, North Wales.

The two-year-old was injured after being hit on a 20-mph road with speed bumps just as schools closed around 3:30 p.m. for the day.

North Wales Police have asked anyone who saw the incident or provided information or dashcam footage to come forward.

Emergency services rushed to the site of the 20mph speed bump road at Pen-Y-Cae (pictured) in Wrexham, North Wales on Friday afternoon

Police are not disclosing the sex of the child, nor have they provided a public update on the medical condition.

In a statement, North Wales Police said: ‘There has been a report of a traffic accident at Ffordd Llanerch in Pen y Cae involving a police vehicle and a pedestrian, a two-year-old child.

‘Colleagues from the Welsh Ambulance Service were also present at the incident and the child was taken to hospital.’

The two-year-old was injured after being hit by a police vehicle just as schools closed around 3:30 p.m. [File image]

The two-year-old was injured after being hit by a police vehicle just as schools closed around 3:30 p.m. [File image]

PC Kelly Ellis said: ‘We are calling on anyone who was in the area or witnessed the collision that happened around 3:30 pm to contact us.

“We are asking people to avoid the area for the time being while officers are investigating on the spot.

“Witnesses or anyone with information or dashcam footage to assist with the investigation are asked to contact North Wales Police.”

North Wales Police have been contacted to provide an update.

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