Boy hurt in Transit van crash

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AN EIGHT-YEAR-OLD boy has suffered serious injuries after being hit by a van .

Police were called to Astley Street in Tyldesley at 5.25pm on Sunday, following reports an eight-year-old boy had been hit by a Transit van.

The boy, who has not yet been named, was taken to hospital for treatment to head and leg injuries and remains in a serious condition.

Witnesses to the collision are asked to call the Road Policing Unit on 0161 856 7201.