Road closed after teenage boy hit by vehicle

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A BUSY Wigan road has been closed off after a teenage boy was hit by a vehicle.

Gidlow Lane was temporarily closed after the incident, close to the junction with Lynton avenue at around 1.15pm today (Monday).

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Paramedics and police were called to the scene where the 13-year-old was said to be suffering from leg and head injuries before being taken to Wigan infirmary.

The road was closed from the roundabout at Buckley Street West while the youngster was attended to.

A police spokesman said: “The child was taken to hospital and was conscious and breathing with injuries to his head and arm.”